A person's transition into a long-term care facility can benefit with use of photographs and mementos, including pet drawings, to ease fears. Advance planning will make life's transitions easier on the whole family.
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Many people don't think of end-of-life issues. Hospice, comfort care or palliative care makes it easier on both the person and the family. Barbara Bush's end-of-life decision may bring comfort to other families.
Losing weight can be a challenge at any age, however after 60 it becomes harder. Being over-weight increases health issues and your risk for long-term care. An advance plan for longevity prior to retirement is key.
Longevity has become a key part of retirement planning. The costs and burdens of aging impact high net-worth families as well as those with minimal savings. Long-Term Care planning is prudent for both.
Oral hygiene is sometimes overlooked by seniors and their families. Ignored it can create additional aging and health concerns with increased Long-Term Care services.
As more people age mobility loss becomes a major concern. There are ways to help you or an elder family member adapt. This underscores the need for advance long-term care plan prior to retirement.