Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care

  1. Preventing hip fracture: how to stay bone healthy

    Preventing hip fracture becomes increasingly important as we age. Here’s some important information to share with your loved ones over holiday visits!  Hip fractures are serious injuries that most often occur in people aged 65 and older. Women … Continue

  2. Assisted Living: A Stimulating Quality of Life Choice

    By Neal R. Davis, Senior Executive Director, Benchmark Assisted Living Making the decision to live in an Assisted Living community is a big step to take with many questions to be asked and concerns to be addressed. … Continue

  3. Long term care insurance: self-insuring

    Maybe you’ve thought about long term care, and you’ve decided that you have enough money tucked away to take care of it when it happens to you. We insurance nerds call that “self-insuring.” You’ve decided that you’ll … Continue

  4. Long Term Care Insurance: too expensive?

    “Long term care insurance is too expensive.” Is it, really? How much does it cost? You don’t really know, do you, until you sit down with an LTC Specialist to discuss what sort of plan makes sense … Continue

  5. Long Term Care Insurance: an intro

    I’m excited about being part of Maine Senior Guide. As an expert in LTC (long term care) insurance, any opportunity to help educate you about this topic is valuable, because there’s so much inaccurate and misleading stuff … Continue

  6. Caregiving for Persons with Dementia

    I often read sites dedicated to senior health care from around the country. Here are some good tips from Family Eldercare of Austin, Texas. Whether you’re the regular caregiver, allowing someone a vacation respite, or dealing with … Continue

  7. Alzheimers: 10 tips for keeping your independence

    The Alzheimer’s Association has published a tip sheet called 10 Tips for Keeping Your Independence.  It’s a really good and concise overview of how we can all actively participate in meeting the challenges of aging, and not just … Continue