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Advance Directives – Guidance for Medical and Healthcare Decisions

Sometimes called advance care directives, these documents ensure that a one’s wishes will be carried out in the future. Defined as “a written statement...
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Estate Planning – Wills, Trusts, and Other Tools

Make a plan now so that your wishes will be fulfilled later. What is the purpose of estate planning? Specifically, estate planning allows an...
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Medicaid

Medicaid is a joint federal and state program that helps with medical costs for some people with limited income and resources. Medicaid also offers...
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Overview of Medicare

Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal...
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Hospice Care

“The end of life can be, and should be, beautiful. Life is like a rainbow, with high points and low points- the end can...
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Independent & Assisted Living Communities

For an older adult, the choice between assisted living and independent living usually depends on how well an individual can manage daily activities without...
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In-Home Care Assistance

The Helper Bees is a new model for senior in-home care that removes the middleman and hands the power of choice back to the...
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Finding Meaning and Purpose

After the honeymoon phase of retirement wears off, retirees often feel an overall sense of loss.  Specifically, common feelings are: A lack of social...
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Fall Prevention

Did you know that one in four older Americans falls every year? Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for...
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Managing Medications

If dealing with multiple medications is a daily challenge, many deal with this problem daily.  Nearly 40 percent of older adults take five or...
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