Health

Resources and other information to help improve the health and medical care for your aging parents.

Does your aging parent need Home Health?

Does your aging parent need Home Health?

Understanding Home Health Care. There is often confusion when it comes to Home Healthcare. It's often confused ...
Physical Therapy and Aging Parents

Physical Therapy and Aging Parents

Does your parent need physical therapy even if they're not injured or have a broken bone? As our parents age they ...
Skilled Nursing 101

Skilled Nursing 101

When you need it. How you get it.  What it involves. A stay in Skilled Nursing often comes after a stay in the ...
Where do you turn when you need help for your aging parent ?

Where do you turn when you need help for your aging parent ?

Do you know about the Area Agency on Aging? When we need help for our aging parents it's often hard to know where ...
Questions for the Pharmacist

Questions for the Pharmacist

Why you should build a relationship with your aging parent's pharmacist. Our aging parents often have trouble with ...
Nine most common types of Dementia

Nine most common types of Dementia

Dementia is a broad term that doesn't give you the whole picture Did you know that nine types of dementia make up ...
Tips from a Doctor: Doctor Visits with Elderly Parents

Tips from a Doctor: Doctor Visits with Elderly Parents

How to help the doctor better help your aging parent. If you're taking your aging parents to doctor visits or even ...
Medicaid: Can your aging parent qualify?

Medicaid: Can your aging parent qualify?

Medicaid eligibility varies by situation and by state and can be difficult to know who qualifies. It’s often confused with Medicare but Medicaid is based on income and finances.
Advanced Care Planning – Tough Conversations

Advanced Care Planning – Tough Conversations

There are a lot of tough conversations that we need to have with our parents, including their end of life wishes.
Understanding Home Care

Understanding Home Care

There's a big difference between home care and home health care. When is the right time to bring in care at home and which is right for your aging parent?

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