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Category Archive for: ‘Older Adults’

Managing Medical Insurance as a Senior

The idea that the new administration is planning to privatized Medicare should make us all break out in sweats! I have been on the phone with a senior (age 85) for two hours. We have been speaking to an AON representative in order to enroll in new medical coverage because Merck has eliminated their retiree coverage. What she has had …

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Helpful Hints When Serving as Power of Attorney

Whether we realize it or not, any of us can lose, temporarily or permanently, our capacity to perform critical tasks which enable us to live independently.  A friend of mine recently asked for information about serving as a Power of Attorney for his father who moved into hospice and his mother who is overwhelmed at the thought of losing her …

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Keepabout Bags

When I am visiting many of my clients in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, I notice that they often have an old canvas bag tied around their walker or one of those wireframe baskets attached to the front. The canvas bags are not made for the walker. They are not easy to get on and off. The wireframe baskets …

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