Betsy Gold

8 Financial Concerns Seniors Face and How to Prevent Them

Navigating the financial landscape of later life can be daunting for many seniors, as rising healthcare costs, dwindling income streams, and unforeseen expenses threaten their financial security and overall well-being.

How to Set Expectations When Hiring a Caregiver: 10 Topics To Discuss

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Helping your new caregiver succeed is one of the most important roles you’ll play as you manage the home care needs of yourself or your loved ones.

8 Senior Care Options: Which is Right for You?

Maybe you’ve noticed that mom or dad is “starting to slip.” Or maybe they’ve had a health scare: a fall that didn’t break a hip, or flu that didn’t become pneumonia. Take a moment to breathe a sigh of relief.

Home Care vs. Assisted Living: Making The Best Choice

More and more older people prefer to age in place, and flexible in-home care options are readily available.

How to Find a Caregiver Near You

An in-depth look at local home care

Is Home Safe for Your Senior? Find Out with These 3 Questions

For seniors and their adult children, the family home may be a source of comfort, safety, and happy memories. So it’s easy to understand the appeal of aging in place. Still, your senior’s safety has to be your top priority.

Downsizing Your Parents’ Home: Resources and Benefits

If your parents are older baby boomers, it’s probably time to start talking about their future living arrangements.

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Touch

If you care for an aging parent, you’ve probably put considerable effort into making sure her home is safe and she has appropriate medical care.

What Can My Caregiver Do? Vacuuming, Windows, Shoveling?

Two of the biggest advantages of hiring a private caregiver are control and choice. You and your caregiver simply agree to the terms of work – including services, hours, and pay rate – and get started.

Life After Driving: Creative Ways to Help Your Senior Get Around

Providing safe transportation is one of the first challenges many families encounter when a senior chooses to age in place.

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