Caring for Your Parents During This Pandemic

Caring for Your Parents During This Pandemic

These are uncertain times. Daily news is filled with stories about the COVID-19 virus and how it is affecting our world. We are speaking with many families who made the decision to move their aging parents home with them during this time. There are also many who live...
COVID Care at Home in Rochester

COVID Care at Home in Rochester

When the first case of COVID struck a nursing home in WA State, the country was unsure how it was going to affect everyone. As the news started to spread of it taking the lives of elderly persons in that facility, many families, across the country started to be...
When People with Dementia are Hard to Place

When People with Dementia are Hard to Place

In my role as a care manager, I often work with families whose loved ones have Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. When it’s no longer safe for them to live at home, I help families locate appropriate long term care. It can be a stressful time...
Is it Time to Tap into Your Long Term Care Insurance?

Is it Time to Tap into Your Long Term Care Insurance?

Carol, age 86, lived by herself in an apartment and was staying home as much as possible due to the coronavirus shelter-at-home recommendations. As her care manager, I was concerned about her and so was her only son, Henry, who lived out of state and hadn’t been...