Tag: Florida Seniors

What to know about Paying for Your Aging Parents’ Nursing Home Costs

Are you watching as your aging parents seem to be getting frailer or less able to take care of themselves? Have you had any conversations at all about whether they may need to move into a nursing home? As part of the conversation, has there been any discussion as to how a nursing home would

 

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6 Ways to Help Florida Family Caregivers During National Family Caregivers Month

Do you have a loved one in your family cared for by a member of the family? Are you celebrating your family caregiver during the month of November? You should because it is National Family Caregivers Awareness Month. Did you know that family caregivers provide a crucial amount of both paid and unpaid care to

 

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Important Discussions to Have with Aging Parents Before it is Too Late

Are you the adult child of aging parents? Up until now have they been able to live in their own home, buy their own groceries and drive themselves to appointments? That being said, have you noticed any slowing down? Some recent medical challenges, not going out as much and asking for help with driving to

 

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How To Best Provide For A Family Member With a Dementia Diagnosis

Has a senior loved one in your family recently been diagnosed with dementia? Even though family members are involved with your loved one, are you considered the primary caregiver? It is difficult to watch your loved one struggle with dementia and see the sadness, confusion and even anger he or she may experience.  How can

 

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How to Best Care For a Loved One with Dementia

Have you and your family noticed that your loved one keeps asking the same question repeatedly, forgetting appointments, or not remembering how to get to a home they have lived in for years? Did you make an appointment with your loved one’s physician to talk about this forgetfulness? Was your loved one diagnosed by his

 

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During World Elder Abuse Awareness Month Know the Warning Signs Of Elder Abuse

Did you know that June 15, 2006, was officially designated as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day? June is also Elder Abuse Awareness Month. These annual campaigns were created to highlight the number of our senior adults experiencing abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Do you as a senior adult, and your family and friends, know or recognize

 

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Five Tips to Help Out-of-Town Aging Parents During National Elder Law Month

Did you realize that May is National Elder Law Month? National Elder Law Month celebrates and focuses on our aging population and the help that Florida seniors need. This month encourages not only seniors, but communities across the nation and adult family members to get involved. How can you help the elders in your life?

 

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Florida Seniors Need to Consider Planning for Medicaid Earlier in Life

As a senior adult living in Florida, are you approaching retirement or are you already retired? Have you started thinking about possible long-term care needs and costs? Are you planning on using your Medicare coverage for everything you need? While most seniors believe that Medicare and the associated supplemental insurances will pay for long-term care

 

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Ideas and Ways to Ensure Tampa Seniors are Safe from Sweetheart Scams

Are you a widowed senior who alway viewed Valentine’s Day as a wonderful opportunity to express love and affection to your spouse and family? Do you miss your spouse and family, especially on Valentine’s Day, because many have passed away or you are isolated? Unfortunately, in this day and age, online scammers use Valentine’s Day

 

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