Annie and her two siblings have been helping their elderly parents in a growing number of ways over the past several years. Assisting with the care and upkeep of the family home, making needed grocery runs, preparing meals, attending occasional medical appointments, and in general — ensuring things are going OK. Their mom was diagnosed … Continue reading Sex, Money, & Your Parents: Conversations you never wanted to have
Perhaps you are recently retired and have some skills you would like to share or maybe you find yourself in a role that you are not prepared for, possibly “family caregiver.” These are two examples where mentoring could benefit you in your later years. Mentoring is a win-win relationship between two people that is usually … Continue reading Mentors in the “Aging Space”
Aging Life Care Professionals® are called upon to assist clients with resources to handle their particular situations, including evaluating the financial resources necessary to help clients ensure quality care and an optimal life. Did you know that 500,000 seniors walk away from their life insurance policies each year? This happens because they no longer want … Continue reading Financially Helping Clients Fund Their Care Needs: Real Life Examples
With ALCA Members Kate Granigan and Lisa Mayfield
When asked for their best piece of advice, Aging Life Care Professionals are quick to respond: “Be prepared,” “Make a plan for aging,” “Don’t wait for a crisis to strike,” “Build a team of trusted friends, family and professionals.” So when you head into retirement, be sure to take the necessary steps to plan for … Continue reading Ten Things Everyone Should Do At Retirement
When a Santa Fe couple needed help finding the right assisted living community – and they didn’t want to burden their children – they turned to Aging Life Care Professionals® for help. Jeffrey S. Pine, MS, MSPH, CMC and Lydia Sckalor, RN helped find the right community that met the differing needs of the couple.