Monthly Archives: July 2013

July 2013 – The Choice Voice

July 18th, 2013 (No Comments)

This issue of The Choice Voice includes: Government Provides Resource for Caregivers ALFA, Partners Take Big Steps To Tackle Elder Abuse New Health Insurance Exchanges under Health Care Law Do Not Affect Medicare Recommended Reading:  They’re Your Parents, Too!: How Siblings Can Survive Their Parents’ Aging Without Driving Each Other Crazy

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Stuck in the Middle: Shared Stories And Tips For Caregiving Your Elderly Parents

July 17th, 2013 (No Comments)

By Barbara McVicker and Darby McVicker Puglielli For more than 75 million people in the United States providing care for an aging parent, Barbara McVicker has released Stuck in the Middle. In her book, McVicker provides real-life short stories by caregivers and a practical guide with tip lists. Like many adult children, McVicker felt “stuck […]

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Talking to Your Older Relative About a Move: Tips for Caregivers

July 17th, 2013 (No Comments)

Have a script mentally prepared.  Review in your mind what you would like to say and how you would like to say it.  Keep your message clear and simple.  Planning ahead for this conversation will allow you to deal with your own complex emotions beforehand so you can focus all your energy on being supportive […]

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Social Security – A Safety Net for Retired Americans, their Survivors, and the Disabled

July 10th, 2013 (No Comments)

Our council is dedicated to helping families recognize the need for long term care planning and to help implement that planning. All elderly people, regardless of current health, should plan for the myriad of financial events and challenges they might face. Social Security retirement benefits alone will not adequately help us meet these challenges; however, […]

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