Are Seniors Really the "Silent" Generation?

According to Pew Research, large shifts have been detected in U.S. society and culture over the past five decades, “from the time when the Silent Generation was entering adulthood to the adulthood of today’s Millennials.” We have chosen one of the seven comparisons from Pew’s research to further investigate, providing our real-life examples as to what else these large shifts within our culture have created for our own seniors and their families.

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Genworth Survey: 2018 Cost of Assisted Living

If you have just begun your search for assisted living, you may be surprised at the monthly cost. It can be quite a sticker shock at first, we know, but it may be helpful to consult an objective source when considering the fees for assisted living in comparison to other options for care. Since 2004, Genworth Financial has surveyed long-term care costs. See the 2018 details here.

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How-To: Honestly Assessing Your Caregiving Role

November is National Caregivers Month, and becoming a caregiver for an older relative can be a role that evolves over time or is one that is thrust upon you due to a health crisis. However it comes about, all caregivers will find themselves having to reassess the situation from time to time as their loved one's needs change. When busy, fatigued, frustrated or overwhelmed by a sudden health crisis, it becomes easy to feel you must make decisions too quickly.

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