Planning Ahead: Do Your Parents Have the Money to Afford Long-Term Care?

Your parents are getting older. Do you know how they will afford long-term care? Finances can be a touchy subject, but planning for long-term care also requires a conversation about how your parents will pay for services. Below are some questions designed to help adult children get a handle on their parents’ finances: [Read more…]

Overcoming Objections to Help at Home

Aging in place at home is becoming more and more popular among today’s older adults. Unfortunately, accepting help when it is needed, even in the comfort of home, is not. It’s still quite common for older adults to feel uncomfortable with the idea of needing assistance and to object to having a “stranger” in the home to provide help. If your loved one objects to having help at home, try some of these tips to help smooth the transition: [Read more…]