estate planning

Helping to pay for long term care through estate planning Estate Planning is often a necessary task. It is most commonly known as a way to direct your assets to those you wish to provide for after your death. But, did you know that part of the estate planning process could also help with providing…

senior living

Where will you spend your senior years? The decision is incredibly important, with a host of considerations. Tina McLeod, Director of Marketing at The Cedars of Chapel Hill, says you should factor in your health as well as a community’s financial model, its sponsor’s reputation, medical facilities, wellness programs, staff-to-resident ratio, activities and environment. One…

retirement community

First, you have to ask yourself, “What do I want from a retirement community?” There are many options from which to choose when looking for independent retirement living: cottage homes, condominiums and apartment living to name a few. Find a Retirement Community in your area at SeniorsGuideOnline.com Cottage homes offer space with yards, garages and…

veterans

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is reaching out to inform wartime veterans and surviving spouses of deceased wartime veterans about an under-used, special monthly pension benefit called Aid and Attendance. “Veterans have earned this benefit by their service to our nation,” said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jim Nicholson. “We want to ensure…

assisted living fire

Assisted Living Fire Reminds Seniors and Their Families to be Prepared For Disasters The West Houston assisted living fire was not the first of its kind. A quick Google search shows that there have been over 10 similar fires in retirement communities over the last 12 months. During the Houston assisted living fire, “Over 100…

Is an Assisted Living right for you or your loved one? A consumer checklist of Important Services, Amenities and Accommodations in Assisted Living Communities. Print out this guide and bring it with you as you tour a community. Click here for a printable checklist and questions to ask! What to look for when visiting Assisted…

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