Memory Care

By Karla Gustafson According to the latest figures from the Alzheimer’s Association, every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s and other diseases which cause the symptoms of dementia are increasing in the U.S. At present more than 5 million Americans are living with the disease. Almost two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s… Continue reading Memory Care

Medical Equipment Advice For Caregivers

(NAPSA)-With Medicare statistics suggesting spending on home medical equipment-bath seats, lightweight wheelchairs, walkers and scooters and so on-rising at twice the rate of health care costs in general, many Americans may be glad to learn about a new site that can help them select the best products for their needs and budget. The site’s founders… Continue reading Medical Equipment Advice For Caregivers

49% of Senior Hospitalizations Can Be Prevented

Local Experts Encourage Families To Take Action To Help Keep Seniors Out Of The Hospital AUBURN, Calif. –  As the greater Sacramento area plunges into the heart of the winter season, the risk of local seniors being hospitalized spikes to its highest of the year, despite the fact that almost half of these hospitalizations (49… Continue reading 49% of Senior Hospitalizations Can Be Prevented

Long Term Care Insurance:  Use it or Lose it!

By Susan Feldman If you’ve been paying premiums on a long term care insurance (LTCi) policy for years and  wondering “What does this policy cover?”, “When do I use it?” and “How do I use it?” read on. Given the choice, most people wish to age in their own home, in familiar surroundings with  family,… Continue reading Long Term Care Insurance:  Use it or Lose it!

Protect Yourself Against Medicare “Gaps”

By David Sayen Medicare helps to pay for a wide variety of health services, from flu shots to hospital stays to hospice care. But it doesn’t cover everything. And it doesn’t cover all your out-of-pocket costs. Many services covered by Medicare require co-payments, coinsurance, and deductibles. You can purchase supplemental insurance to cover these “gaps” in Medicare.… Continue reading Protect Yourself Against Medicare “Gaps”