The Veterans Administration offers a little-known source of money to assist paying long term care costs called Aid & Attendance. This is a tax-free, monthly pension for qualifying veterans/spouses with certain recurring medical and health related expenses, including homecare services. Generally,...
Just saw this article earlier today, and felt it should be re-posted... As more Americans reach retirement age, there are plenty of financial experts and consultants urging these men and women to plan better for those years. With 401(k)s, investments,...
Co-host, "Seniorities" As Chairman of the Board, Scituate Council on Aging, I co-host a bi-monthly program with Linda Hayes, Executive Director of the COA. Click on link below as we discuss the four site locations under consideration for a new Senior...
Cost increases for long-term elder care have moderated in recent years... but they have started to speed up again this year. According to industry research, the average increase for six types of care has risen 4.5% this year. The average...
Re-posting an article summary...Medicaid spending is something we should be thinking about! Millions of men, women, and children across the country rely on Medicaid for their healthcare. While the program was initially designed to support the elderly, it expanded through...
Defining necessary health care for veterans can be almost impossible. Everyone has unique needs. They might be young but have mental and emotional scars from their time overseas, or they could be older and have health care needs related...
Caring for veterans, both young and old, has been a big concern in recent years. People returning from war, whether now or in the past, require and deserve special care and consideration, and the measures in place currently to...
J.D. Miller, CEO/Founder of Home Care Partners, appeared as a guest on a recent radio segment of "My Generation." Click on lick to listen. Hosted by the publishers of South Shore Senior News earlier last month. We discussed issues relating to home...
Have you noticed your elderly parents needing household assistance? During this holiday season, be observant when visiting elderly family. If you notice a problem in one area, for example: stale food in the refrigerator...this might also be indicative of other...
In honor of Veterans Day, I am re-posting a memo from the Social Security Administration... Every Veterans Day, the nation honors the brave men and women who risk their lives to protect our country and the freedoms we cherish. Social...