Wellness

The Warning Signs of Dementia

My Mom couldn’t find her keys? Could it be dementia?Dad forgot the way home? Could it be dementia? There’s paperwork and bills piling up at my parent’s home? Could it be dementia? The Warning Signs of Dementia By Lewis I Knopf, Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)® & Daily Money Manager at…

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Beware of the Gaps: When the Care Needs Exceed the Care Provided

Although we naturally want what is best for our loved ones, reports show that family caregivers typically wait six months longer than they should to access necessary care for their loved ones. Beware of the Gaps: When the Care Needs Exceed the Care Provided By Suzanne Paolucci, LCSW, Care Coordinator,…

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What To Do When Seniors/Parents Need Help But Don’t Want Help

Your Mom refuses to stop standing on the step stool while she puts away the groceries but she doesn’t want help. Your Dad continually forgets to take his medications but he doesn’t want help.Your parent’s home is dirty and their clothes don’t look all that clean either but they don’t…

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Newly Divorced and Don’t Have Time for Paperwork? A Daily Money Manager Can Help

Getting divorced isn’t easy. Acrimonious or not, divorce represents a huge change in well, pretty much everything. Newly Divorced and Don't Have Time for Paperwork? A Daily Money Manager Can Help! By Lewis I Knopf, Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)® & Daily Money Manager at LK Daily Money Management There are…

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Medicare Will Cover My Stay in a Rehabilitation Facility. Mmm, Maybe Not

Consider this. You have Medicare coverage. You’ve been in the hospital for three or four days and your doctor determines that you need to go to a rehabilitation facility (also referred to as a Skilled Nursing Facility – SNF) for further treatment. Medicare Will Cover My Stay in a Rehabilitation…

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Why You May Need an Elder Law Attorney

Who hasn’t heard the old cliché, getting old isn’t for sissies. The truth is that as you age, the cliché becomes more and more accurate. Why You May Need an Elder Law Attorney By Lewis I Knopf, Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)® & Daily Money Manager at LK Daily Money Management…

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Addressing Difficult Topics with Mom and Dad

No matter how old you are it seems that you are always your parents’ little girl or little boy. You may even be a senior yourself but in some situations the parent-child relationship remains firmly in place. Addressing Difficult Topics with Mom and Dad By Lewis I Knopf, Certified Senior…

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Color Your Plate!

Out goes the pyramid and in comes the plate! The food pyramid existed for decades with the same five food groups but it was a tall order to fill. It was difficult for educators and consumers to truly understand what foods and how much should one consume. So on June…

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HHS Secretary Announces $840 Million Initiative to Improve Patient Care and Lower Costs

New initiative will support networks that help doctors access information and improve health outcomes... HHS Secretary Announces $840 Million Initiative to Improve Patient Care and Lower Costs By HHS Press Office Originally Posted on U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell today…

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Learning About Medication Self-Management

Let’s face it, today medication information can be overwhelming and hard to remember or organize as we deal with many different prescription medications, dietary supplements, over-the-counter products, and other available substances included in our food sources that we may not consider to have any medicinal properties. Learning About Medication Self-Management…

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The Importance of Movement as We Age

As a motivational fitness expert, wellness coach and motivational speaker who supports family members of all ages from children to grandparents, I am excited to be a part of the professional team contributing to the “Well Beyond 55” community. The Importance of Movement as We Age By Todd Morena I…

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