How to Recognize Signs It's Time for Assisted Living
Caring for a elderly parents takes a toll on families. When is the right time to move to assisted living? We ask a psychologist for signs.
Five reasons why assisted living may be the best solution for your loved one
Elders often say they want to stay in their own homes. They've lived there for decades and see no reason to move. However, many times their neighborhoods have changed so much that they are no longer safe. Even if the neighborhoods are safe, many of the old neighbors have died or moved away, and the elders become isolated. Many times a move to assisted living can give elders a new lease on life.
Gene Wilder's widow on what it's like to care for someone with Alzheimer's
In an exclusive essay for ABC News, Karen Wilder opens up about her 35-year marriage to the late actor and activist Gene Wilder. The “Young Frankenstein” star died last year at the age of 83, after battling Alzheimer's disease in the final years of his life. Wilder discusses some of the trials and...
2019 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday
The 2019 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday begins Friday, May 31, 2019 and extends through Thursday, June 6, 2019. During this sales tax holiday period, qualifying items related to disaster preparedness are exempt from sales tax. However, the sales tax holiday does not apply to the rental or repair of any of the qualifying items. Additionally, the sales tax holiday does not apply to sales in a theme park, entertainment complex, public lodging establishment, or airport. For more information and a list of qualifying items, please see the Department of Revenue's Taxpayer Information Publication on the 2019 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday ( floridarevenue.com/DisasterPrep/Pages/default.aspx ). #DisasterPrep2019 Fort Myers - (239) 433-5554
What is a Continuing Care Retirement Community?
There are many important benefits of living in a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). In order to fully understand these benefits, it’s important to understand what a CCRC is. Simply put, a CCRC is a particular type of retirement community that offers several levels of health care on one campus Independent Living for residents who don’t need personal assistance (in some states this is referred to as “Residential Living”) Assisted Living for people who require a little help with the activities of daily living (in some states this is referred to as “Residential Living” or “Extended Living”). Memory Care (this is sometimes referred to as “Special Care”). Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation (both short- and long-term) in…
What Happens to Intimacy When Your Spouse has Alzheimer's or Dementia
What happens to Intimacy when your Souse has Alzheimer's?
Cuomo signs county sales tax increase
The legislation raises the Westchester County sales tax by 1% to 8.375%.
3 Tips for Seniors Looking to Make Extra Income
Got a flexible schedule? These tips will help you bring in a little extra cash.
Handy Checklist and Tips on How to Find a Good Assisted Living Facility
Looking for assisted living is stressful & overwhelming. We
10 Stimulating Activities for Alzheimer's Patients
Help an aging loved one with dementia stay sharp. Use these 10 stimulating activities for Alzheimer