A Focused Approach to Finding Senior Care

A Focused Approach to Finding Senior Care

Finding care for an older loved one can be a daunting task. Before beginning the search and selection process, you must know what you’re looking for. Nowadays we are in a season that represents the peak demand for all senior care communities including independent living, assisted living, long-term care (commonly known as nursing home care), [...]
Understanding Long-Term Care

Understanding Long-Term Care

When you think of the term long-term care, you probably think about nursing homes. In reality, long-term care doesn’t have as much to do with nursing homes as you might think. Understanding the difference can help you protect your family and finances. Long-term care encompasses the care, services, and housing you will need when you [...]
My Experience with Assistant Living

My Experience with Assistant Living

My experience with assisted living started shortly after my mom moved back to Missouri. Years ago, when my parents retired, they moved to California. They ended up living there for 27 years. My mom decided about 4 years ago to move back to Missouri to be close to her daughters. My dad had since passed [...]
My Personal Experience with Long Term Care

My Personal Experience with Long Term Care

I am a firm believer that witnessing a family member’s painful experience will shape your outlook and prompt you to do everything in your power to protect yourself from experiencing that same pain. After a lifetime of hard work (and just a few years into retirement), my grandfather had a stroke that paralyzed most of [...]