From Beth Anderson, Executive Vice President of Laureate Group Senior Communities: The COVID-19 virus has taken all of us on quite a journey. This is the first time I’ve been on a journey like this, and it’s been a learning experience watching how COVID-19 is changing senior living.
Anyone who’s caring for or supporting a loved one whose health is challenged have common threads in their stories. Adele Lund, Director Community and Business Relations at Laureate Group Senior Communities, tells a loving story about her friend Susan’s journey.
Veterans Pension benefits are provided through the Department of Veterans Affairs and are available to veterans, surviving spouses of veterans, or couples. How should they apply for benefits, and what qualifications does the VA look for in applicants? Learn more.
It has been customary for an adult child to worry about their aging parent’s health. But what if the reverse situation has occurred? Instead of failing health on the part of the parent, it is the adult child facing significant health setbacks. How do we handle when the adult child caregiver is facing health setbacks?
If you or your spouse have an IRA and are struggling Medicaid planning and spousal retirement accounts, seek advice prior to taking any drastic measures. Good thorough planning provides protection, and it is more important than ever to plan before the crisis.
For seniors, it’s not only important to have resources, it’s critical that you have quality resources. It’s not about volume, it’s about a place you can go or a person you can talk to that will answer your specific question with clarity.
Here are a few quality resources that I often use when guiding seniors and their families. I thought you might find them useful as well:
Today, the typical stay for someone in a nursing home is counted more in days or months, not years. Seniors and their families have more options of assistance and care than ever before. Two options often compared are assisted living and in-home care. When comparing these types of care, one should consider quality of life.