Monthly Archives: March 2015

Read the fine print to avoid senior scams

Take financial precautions by reading the fine printIn Los Angeles, much of the mail seniors are receiving is for things that the senior is most likely not looking to sign-up for or purchase.  It is important, as your loved ones age, to take a more active role in their daily living activities and for some of us with aging parents and grandparents that means even going through the mail together.  As younger adults we may be a little keener to that which we need to avoid to protect our financial security and identity.  Some seniors, for whatever reasons you’d like to attribute it to, are more apt to “buy-in” to the scammers attempts to collect information.  Many offers for products and services will come as advertisement in the mail.  Some of the advertisements will be for legitimate businesses and things that the senior may be interested in incorporating into their lives, while other things that come in the mail are really just a way to scam a senior out of hundreds or thousands of dollars by obtaining their financial information or identity.

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Near or Far – Senior Home Care in Chicago

Find quality senior home care in ChicagoCaring for your senior in Chicago can seem to be difficult especially if you are not living in the same city or state, but there is a way to ensure that your senior is well cared for.  Home care is something you may be able to work with a geriatric care manager to enlist.  The services that home care can provide are vast in nature.  Chicago home care services can assist your senior with all sorts of medical and non-medical daily living activities and needs.  Why you can trust home care from a far:

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What’s New in New York City Assisted Living

Assisted living centers in New York CitySome New York city assisted living facilities are making the apartments a little more inviting with a pet or two to share.  In many of the places seniors are able to live without the worry of daily living activities like cooking or cleaning, the seniors are also finding that it is becoming a more of a place like home with a cat and/or dog that are available on the property without the worry of caring for the pet.  It’s something new that not all assisted living facilities offer, but if you look around you are sure to find that there are some which are offering a “companionship” service at no extra charge.  Without the hassle of caring for a pet of their own, seniors are able to receive all of the love and attention that the pet may bring.  It is just nice for a senior aged loved one to have the option to have a pet, even if it is an assisted living community shared pet.  Many seniors will bond and make long lasting relationships with other pet lovers, while interacting with the resident pet.  Things that pets do that humans may not:

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Happy at Home – Care in San Francisco

Find senior home care in San FranciscoIt’s just another day for most seniors with San Francisco home care.  While that may seem to say that seniors are without care, that is not the case.  As your senior is aging and their needs are changing, so will the care that you will need to make sure is provided, but with home care it is just as it always was for most seniors in San Francisco.   Seniors who were living alone in their San Francisco homes will now have the option to just age in place.  Many years ago, the home care service were harder to find and unless a family member was able to stay at home with a senior and the family member was able to provide for a senior’s care needs completely, there was no options available for a senior to stay at home and age in place.  Now with home care, many seniors are living out their lives happy in their homes.  The reasons that seniors prefer home care

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