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Category: Financial Health

Facilitating Peace in the Wake of Extraordinary Circumstances and Loss

Residential in the Real World Sometimes life leads us through dark and desolate places, without promise of resolution. It can feel as though our trials are unending, piling one on the other, while we’re expected to shoulder the whole, growing burden. And…

Health News Round-Up: Combating Cancer from a New Research Angle

Cancer Research Suggests a New Genetic Frontier in Treatment Previously, treating a patient’s cancer meant treating the type of cancer: breast, prostate, skin, etc. Some types call for specialized surgeries, others for specifically developed medications, others for finely tuned chemotherapy or radiation…

10 Scams Targeting Seniors and Tips to Protect Your Loved One

Elderly adults who live alone may be targeted by scams attempting to gain access to their finances. Elder financial exploitation becomes even more common if they are experiencing the early stages of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. If you are caring for an elderly adult, at some point you…

Little Known Way to Validate a Durable Power of Attorney Saving Time & Aggravation

Like many of my peers these days, I am navigating the challenging world of caregiving for my parents. On top of their physical and emotional needs, I have come up against some legal obstacles in my caregiving journey – for…

Paying for In-Home Care: Details, Options, and Your Best Resource

As costs continue to rise, the ability to pay for health care remains a source of concern for many American seniors. There are numerous options and programs out there to help seniors, families, and caregivers pay for care — so many, in…

What to Expect: 4 Questions Before Home Health Care Begins

After deciding that it’s time to start home health care, and before meeting their nurse or therapist for the first time, patients and their caregivers can have a lot of questions. This basic guide addresses commonly asked questions and concerns about home…

Prescription costs for Medicare recipients down

Seniors who are on Medicare may have found that their prescription costs have dwindled in recent years.

When Care Meets Caring: Finding Immediate Relief When It’s Needed Most

Residential in the Real World With any service or organization, there’s some element of paperwork and procedure that is necessary to keep the machinery running. And when we’re expecting something like a replacement card or a tax reporting document, a few days…

To Catch a Scam Artist — Home Health Nurse Saves the Day

Residential in the Real World More often than not, the victories that Residential Home Health nurses and therapists celebrate with their patients happen slowly, after days and weeks of hard work and support. These patient successes can be life-changing, although they may…

Health News Round-Up: ‘Genetic Counseling’ to Comprehend Cancer Risks

What Does My Genetic Test Tell Me? Genetic Counseling Can Explain Genetics can tell us a lot, so long as we understand how to interpret them. In some cases, our genes can make us vulnerable to certain inherited diseases. One such example…

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