It’s tough to talk about aging and long-term care, but what’s even harder is when parents and kids don’t talk about it and then find themselves trying to handle the realities of caregiving with no roadmap.
People go to nursing homes for different reasons — for example, if they’re sick, hurt, had surgery and need to get better, or have chronic… Read More »Planning for Nursing Home and Long-Term Care
The definition of “ombudsman” is “one that investigates, reports on, and helps settle complaints,” according to Merriam-Webster. The term comes from the Swedish language and… Read More »Ombudsman Services Provided by Berks County Area Agency on Aging
Every year, many seniors are targeted by scammers who want to steal their Medicare numbers to do things like rack up fake health care charges and commit identity theft.
Programs for All-inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE) is a Medicare and Medicaid program that helps people meet their health care needs in the community instead of going… Read More »Medicare and Medicaid PACE Helps the Elderly Stay in the Community