Archive for December, 2013

Medicaid and Senior Care in the New Year

Budget Cuts
Next year is only 6 days away, but many seniors and their families are worried about what it’ll mean for themselves. Minnesotans, for example, are facing potential benefit cuts in January that could result in reduced care…or even none at all. The state feels that Medicaid spending has runaway, and the Department …

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Senior Safety During the Winter and Holiday Season

Depending on where you live in the United States, keeping your senior safe during the winter and holiday season can sometimes be a treacherous task! Here’s a quick list of tips to keep in mind as the mercury drops.
It’s all too easy to slip and fall on ice, a particularly dangerous situation as an icy …

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Enjoying the Holidays with Seniors

With Christmas only a week away, the crunch time is here. Over the next seven days, many of you will be visiting parents or grandparents and life can get pretty stressful. But as harried as it can get for you, it can be compounded for seniors as they can have fewer reserves for dealing with …

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Best Gifts for Seniors

Seniors can be difficult to shop for because they’re a variation on the theme of “what do you get the person who has everything?” Getting holiday gifts for seniors can become a matter of “What do you get the person who has lived long enough to receive everything?”
A good place to start is figuring out …

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