Elder Financial Abuse

Seniors, especially those living independently or who have an Alzheimer’s or dementia diagnosis are vulnerable to financial scams and financial abuse. According to the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, there are three reasons for this: Seniors typically hold more liquid wealth in terms of savings, retirement holdings, and checking accounts. Cognitive decline makes them more… Read more »

10 Tips For Dealing With Demanding Elderly Parents

Elderly parents face dozens of challenges that can cause them to become irritable, irrational, or demanding. They may grieve getting older, experience chronic pain, or feel angry about changes to their finances, health, social circle, or living arrangements. How To Lighten The Load When Dealing With Demanding Elderly Parents While you primarily carry the load,… Read more »

Coping With Stress Of Taking Care Of Elderly Parents

Full-time caregivers of elderly parents have a great weight on their shoulders. However, even part-time caregiving has its fair share of stresses and emotional/energetic strains. This is particularly true if you’re in what’s known as “The Sandwich Generation” (sandwiched between aging parents and kids who still live at home) OR if yourself or someone in… Read more »

5 Signs Your Aging Parents Need Help

Needing help doesn’t mean aging seniors should move into assisted living or a memory care center. It is often as simple as getting trustworthy and caring assistance from an outside party to support or execute the tasks seniors struggle with from day-to-day. In some cases, this may mean hiring a driver who comes once or… Read more »

10 Tips On Caring For Elderly Parents At Home

Caring for elderly parents at home is typically the first step in a senior’s long-term care plan. Not only can it be a way to save money and remain in the comforts of home, but it bides time while family members assess what is needed in terms of home care versus facility-based care. Most often,… Read more »