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How to Choose the Right Nursing Home

Posted by Krista Rush | Jul 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Choosing a nursing home for a loved one is an important decision and should be carefully considered. It is important for families to take the time to explore nursing home options and to carefully assess the nursing home facilities in order to choose the best care for the loved one. Below are some...

Medicine and the Internet of Things

Posted by Krista Rush | Jul 01, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are looking to the future of the US healthcare system, and it is projected to be overloaded with seniors needing medical care. In 2010 the US elderly population accounted for about 13 percent of the US population yet accounted for 34 percent of the t...

Bill Paying Service for Seniors Gaining Steam

Posted by Krista Rush | Jun 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you are a senior or have a loved one who is struggling with the process of paying their household bills, SilverBills can eliminate the task and alleviate the worry about proper handling of monthly bills. As many baby boomers continue to opt for aging in place, home administrative tasks can bec...

Is a Will Enough to Have Any More?

Posted by Krista Rush | Jun 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Roughly half of all Americans don't have a will, so if you've already taken this vital step to protecting your assets and successors then congratulations are in order – you're already ahead of the curve. While a will is a necessary document that every person who owns assets should have, it is sti...

Elder Drug Use on the Rise

Posted by Krista Rush | Jun 07, 2019 | 0 Comments

Many seniors are from a generation that, on the whole, still scorn drug abuse and stigmatize those people who engage in such activities. However, as the baby boomer numbers increase in senior living environments, they bring with them a more freewheeling attitude about drug use and misuse rooted i...

Can Your Social Life Determine Your Health?

Posted by Krista Rush | May 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

It should come as no surprise that where we are born, grow, live, work, play, and age can have a dramatic impact on our health. Over the last ten years, creating social and physical environments that promote good health for all has been a top priority for several organizations, including the Worl...

Retirement Challenges Women Face

Posted by Krista Rush | May 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

For women, securing enough retirement income can be a daunting proposition. Generally speaking, women face two significant hurdles to overcome to achieve a comfortable flow of retirement income. One hurdle involves longevity and the second deals with earning power. Women have a longer life expect...

Recognizing Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Posted by Krista Rush | May 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Nursing home abuse or neglect is defined generally as any action or failure to act that causes unreasonable suffering, misery, or harm to the patient. It can include assault of a patient, but can also include withholding necessary food, medical attention, or physical care from the patient. It is ...

End of Life Planning – Preserving Quality

Posted by Krista Rush | Feb 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

As lawyers we prepare powers-of-attorney documents so that when our clients can no longer act for themselves, the documents will convey on other trusted people the authority to act on our clients' behalf. But when it comes to actually using those documents at the time of a health-care crisis, cle...

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