Source: Flagstaff Business News  In today’s world, it’s common for families and friends to be separated by great distances. At some point in their lives, your parents, grandparents or a loved one may need in-home care. Suddenly, you are faced with the challenge of long-distance caregiving. The best approach to dealing with …   Read…

Source: MPR News Geriatric physician Joanne Lynn believes “we’ve bloated the medical care system and made the supportive care system seriously anemic.” She wants to engineer a “Toyota Revolution” for elder care, and has written a book titled, “Sick to Death and Not Going to Take it Anymore!” In a talk in Northfield at ……

Source: Medcity News We have seen a lot of news recently about major technology companies diving into healthcare – from Alphabet company Verily moving into health insurance and Apple launching health clinics for its employees, to Amazon’s announcement that it will launch a new health care company with JP Morgan … Read More… 

Source: Forbes It’s inevitable. Our parents are getting older, and if you are not thinking about how to care for your elderly parents now, you will at some point (or you already have). Unfortunately for these people who took care of us, there are not a lot of options when it comes to elder care.…

Source: The Conversation  Sharona Hoffman received financial support from Case Western Reserve University for publication of her book “Aging with a Plan: How a Little Thought Today Can Vastly Improve Your Tomorrow” (Praeger 2015). Partners. Case Western Reserve University provides funding as a founding partner of The … Read more… 

Source: Seniorhousingnews.com As the boomers begin to enter senior living communities I think the traditional style of architecture will get stale for them. They went from watching a black and white tube television to streaming videos on giant flat screens. They’ll want to live in a community that’s fresh and contemporary, not a place that ……

Source:  The New York TImes  I am, alas, no longer able to resolve to do a good job of being the daughter of my aging parents, because they’re gone, and I still find myself feeling unmoored, and occasionally even surprised, to be here without them. But it’s also kind of surprising, though in a much…

Source:  Mil Tech  The Medicaid Planning for the Elder Law Attorney – Webinar Report has been published. It provides updated in 2018 year analysis of industries from Healthcare, Healthcare Services, Managed Care Markets. Increase your understanding of Medicaid and provide the best advice to your elderly clients in …   Read More…

Source: St. Catharines Standard  Dementia doesn’t discriminate. Teena Kindt. By Teena Kindt. Sunday, January 14, 2018 4:18:45 EST PM. “I live with dementia. Let me help you understand” is the tag line for January’s Alzheimer Awareness Month campaign. (Postmedia Network photo illustration ) … Read More… 

Source: HamletHub  A recent New York Times article discussed how after a five-decade rise in the number of women in the workforce, that rise has stalled over the past 15 years. The general consensus is that caring for children, historically a woman’s job, has taken its toll. But the other significant factor is that eldercare…

Source: Progress Index  As you have watched your parents involved in their simple activities, you’ve probably realized how old they’ve become. Things that came easy for them five years ago have become a major undertaking. Hands that were steady are now shaky and it seems to take forever to master the smallest project. Read More… 

Source: Mother Nature Network The Dinsow elder care robot developed by CT Asia Robotics, dispenses with the plush pretense of a stuffed toy, and sticks straight to being a robot. (You can see it in action in the video above. It makes sure the human in its life is sticking to the doctor’s orders and…

Source: ConsumerReport.com  If not, offer to help create one. “A non-threatening approach might be to tell them that you’ve recently compiled all your own financial information and wonder if they’ve done the same,” says elder law attorney Michael Amoruso, president-elect of the National Academy of Elder Lawyers. If your parents are … Read More… 

Source: Knoxville City View  She says a common mistake made by aging parents is to give their homes to their children too soon. “Often, the parents are worried about paying for nursing home care, so they give part or all of the home ownership to the children to ‘protect’ it from estate recovery. Doing so…

Souce: WTVA  Emergency fund, wedding, buying a house, retirement, college savings for my future kids (how much do kids cost?), elder care for my parents (god forbid, but just in case)? –Delilah. Scroll for more content… Life is full of big-ticket purchases: moving expenses, school tuition, weddings, honeymoons, … Read More…