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...
Keeping Seniors Safe at Home

Keeping Seniors Safe at Home

At age 86, Bob lived in a retirement community, kept active, and was in decent health until he broke his leg in two places while roller-blading. The injury took weeks to heal and after the cast came off, Bob found it tough to get around. Nearly two...