How to Create a Plan for Your Aging Parents and Loved Ones
Watching your parents age is emotional. That’s why it’s so difficult to address your parents’ financial, estate planning, and living situations.
Terri, Jeff, and Kelila have experienced this process directly and have spent their careers helping others navigate these challenging decisions. Collectively, they hope to help “children” be legally and financially prepared for the unexpected as well as the inevitable so that they can focus more on emotional support without the stress of decisions made in a crisis.
Happy to be Thriving at 97: A Story for the New Year
Five years ago, when Mabel was 92 and living independently in her home, she fell and broke her hip. Her children knew it was time for a change. She could no longer live alone.
A friend recommended Assisted Living Connections. After touring several large places with Jan Bearss, the family chose a large Assisted Living Community that provided Mabel with the amenities — and care — she was looking for. Four years later, when she was 96, Mabel’s memory started to decline and she moved into their Memory Care neighborhood.
Red Flags when Hiring an Independent Caregiver: Tami’s Story and What You Need to Know
One of the reasons I went into eldercare is because I wanted to help my parents. At that time, I had no idea how much my father was impacted by dementia. Hence, my mother - his primary caregiver - was impacted as well. In 2007, when my mother needed surgery and time...