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Aging Life Care Professionals® Can Help Families Avoid the Pitfalls of Guardianship

Becoming an older loved one’s Durable Power of Attorney—or DPOA—can bring with it a variety of challenges. DPOAs can find...
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When Elder Law Attorneys Need Aging Life Care Professionals™

by Phyllis Mensh Brostoff, CISW, CMC, Aging Life Care Association™ Member and Fellow of the Leadership Academy When planning for...
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Dementia Risk Factors in Veterans

There is a dramatic increase in the prevalence of dementia among veterans. Because of the aging of the veteran population...
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What is Aging Life Care?

What You Need to Know Aging Life Care / geriatric care management is a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for...
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How to Deal with Depression after a Stroke

A stroke can trigger depression For most people, the word "stroke" brings to mind a constellation of problems, including paralysis...
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Professional Care Manager/ Senior Care Consultant

I cannot begin to describe the number of times someone told me, “I wish I had known about you when…”...
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Tips to help Aging Parents Overcome Resistance to needing help

1. Figure out which family member(s) need, or should have the conversation with your parent ie: which adult child might...
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Caregiving from afar

During the Christmas season, was the caregiver you were expecting fail to show? Thoughts of assisted living or skilled nursing...
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Care Managers help families and facilities talk about the issues

Recently an adult daughter of a senior reached out to my practice for advice. I was very flattered that she had...
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Hearing Loss may make Elderly Feel more Isolated

  Many elderly people tend to be less outgoing the older they get, but those with hearing loss may become...
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What is a Geriatric Care Manager

What is a Geriatric Care Manager? A Geriatric Care Manager is a health and human services specialist who acts as...
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Capturing the value of Long Term Care Insurance sooner, than later

Approximately 15%  of the clients we serve at Senior Solutions & Consulting have Long Term Care Insurance (LTCI). The sales of...
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Five Things a Geriatric Care Manager Can Do For You

By Attorney Maria Baler As an elder law attorney, I often refer clients to geriatric care managers to assist them...
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Geriatric care managers can lighten caregiving load

Geriatric care managers can lighten caregiving load DEAR DOCTOR K: Taking care of my elderly father, with his complicated medical...
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Beware–FREE Senior Placement Services

Looking for a retirement community, assisted living or nursing home for yourself or a loved one? You'll find a flock...
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Caring…for the Caregiver Too

Recently a son and daughter reached out to me so as to explore community living options for their 89 year...
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Senior Care Managers–Money Well Spent

I recently had a 70-something gentleman (we'll call him Mr. Jack) reach out to me via my website. He was calling on...
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"I wish I had known of you a year ago"

As a private care manager and senior living navigator for senior citizens and their adult children, it's quite common for families to...
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This email was recently sent to me. It’s pretty typical of the families I serve.

Hey Pat, As I explained in my voicemail - I have a 97 year-old grandmother that still lives alone.  She...
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Geriatric Care Managers and You

It is very disheartening to see a beloved elderly relative begin to slow down, or perhaps show signs of dementia...
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When To Know That Nursing Home Placement Is The Right Option

In an ideal world, our ageing loved ones would remain independently living in their own homes until quietly and peacefully...