Differences Between Medicare and Medicaid

Differences Between Medicare and Medicaid

Most people who work in healthcare may recognize the acronym LASA, which stands for “look-alike-sound-alike” and is usually seen when referencing medications. When it comes to federal programs, Medicaid and Medicare, in written form, look alike and they do sound alike...
Law Aimed at Stopping Financial Elder Abuse

Law Aimed at Stopping Financial Elder Abuse

President Trump signed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act into law on May 24, 2018. The Act contains a section that was once a stand-alone bill from Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) which is designed to encourage the reporting of elder...
U.S. Government Says Seniors Should Exercise

U.S. Government Says Seniors Should Exercise

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has released its latest findings addressing healthy exercise guidelines for older adults. The overall conclusion is that all aging adults should include aerobic and muscle-strengthening exercises as well as add balance...
These Trends in Senior Living May Surprise You

These Trends in Senior Living May Surprise You

The traditional senior housing market is undergoing a profound change. In 2018 senior housing occupancy fell to an eight-year low, even as the senior population continues to increase, as competition for the younger baby boomer market is ramping up and forcing a change...
How Seniors Can Shop Safer

How Seniors Can Shop Safer

When we think of shopping, there are certain risks that are always a possibility. Unfortunately, seniors are often more vulnerable to these risks. The holiday season often brings with it criminals who are targeting shoppers, both in stores and online. Below are some...

Discussing the divorce with your children: What not to do

How you handle the discussion may well cost you your custody case. A direct quote from a judge this morning:  “If I hear that either party has discussed these proceedings with the child, it will not go well for that parent.” In a hotly contested custody...