Your Aging Care Visit Checklist

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By Cara Lococo Asking the right questions is key to finding the right aging care community. Cara Lococo, corporate director of sales at Masonic Homes Kentucky, suggests using her checklist on your visits.   Location and curb appeal…

Caring Considerations

Asking the right questions is key to finding the right aging care community The question of where we choose to live throughout our lives—from renting our first apartment to purchasing a family home— is among the most important choices…

Children of Aging Adults: The Aging Ladder

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Many of us children of aging adults continue to face the daunting realization of how unprepared we are to deal with the aging adults in our lives.

Your Guide to Levels of Aging Care

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Your Guide to Levels of Aging Care Personal care or assisted living? The options to aging care sometimes seem dizzying. But with our handy guide, your decision can be simplified. Continuing Care Retirement Communities, or CCRCs, combine…

Transitioning from Your Home to Independent Living

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Making the decision to move to an independent living community can be exciting, but once that decision has been made there can be a mix of emotions.

An Exercise in Empathy

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According to P.K. Beville, a geriatric specialist and founder of Second Wind Dreams®, when someone is diagnosed with dementia, their friend level drops by 50 percent.