The Department of Aging is warning Pennsylvania seniors, their families, and caregivers about a new scam targeting older adults. DNA testing has become extremely popular… Read More »PA Department of Aging Warns Seniors of Genetic Testing Scam
For many elders, and their loved ones, determining when they are no longer safe on the road is a difficult and heart wrenching process — but ignoring the issue can be dangerous.
So when does an older driver — or a concerned family member or friend — know when it’s time to turn in the keys?
(BPT) – Imagine you are in an accident or a sudden illness leaves you unable to speak for yourself. Your loved one or caregiver may be faced with a difficult decision about whether to continue life-saving measures. How does that person know what to do?
Discuss, decide and document. These are three important steps to take to ensure your future care preferences are known and remove a burden from your family.
According to the Conversation Project, more than 90 percent of people think it’s important to have conversations about end-of-life care with their loved ones, yet less than 30 percent have done so. Planning for major injuries or sudden illness may feel awkward, but timely Read More »Will Your Family Have to Guess Your Healthcare Wishes?
(BPT) – More than 155 million U.S. workers are insured for a disability through the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program. They receive this important… Read More »5 Top Reasons People Apply for Disabililty Benefits
Almost everyone is involved with the care of an elderly loved one at one time or another. And affairs of elderly persons always involve legal… Read More »6 Ways Hiring an Elder Law Attorney Will Benefit You and Your Family
Most older adults need help at home at some point, whether it is with medical needs or the basic activities of daily living, such as… Read More »Hiring an In-Home Caregiver: Ask Questions and Know Your Legal Responsibilities