Many of us planning for retirement also start thinking about “what do to next”? Advance planning can not only help you plan for a successful retirement and long-term care but to take something you love into a second career.
People in nursing homes and assisted living are facing isolation and loneliness due to the virus crisis. This adds additional challenges for families in addition to the cost of long-term care.
Some senior citizens need a cane for mobility while others seek the added security. No matter the reason, it is important to help them choose the right cane to help them remain independent.
Deaths related to COVID-19 are often those who are older or with severe pre-existing health issues. The most vulnerable are those in nursing homes. LTC facilities have taken steps to protect residents and staff. Nebraska is one state who has been very aggressive in this area.
Millions of Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia creating financial and emotional stress for many families. Research may lead to treatment or even a cure some day in the future.
Growing industry trend to mandate COVID-19 vaccination for health care workers and virus variants start to take hold in the U.S. and worldwide.
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.
Football Hall of Famer Gale Sayers has died. Sayers suffered with dementia. The football star played for the Chicago Bears after an outstanding college career at University of Kansas. He is another football star to suffer from dementia.
Mom and Dad have given you advice for most of your life. As parents get older, it becomes your responsibility to help them prepare for the challenges of aging.