Quality of Life for Seniors

White House Report Identifies Emerging Technologies to Enhance Quality of Life for Seniors Recently, the White House released a new report, Emerging Technologies to Support an Aging Population, identifying innovations that have the potential to improve quality of life for … Continued

Elder Law Guys: Do I need a trust?

Do I need a trust? Shared from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette January 28, 2019 9:30 AM By Julian Gray and Frank Petrich Probably the most frequent initial comment made by new clients is, I think I need a new will. For someone … Continued

Caregiver Job Description

From the Pennsylvania Homecare Association, here is a job description for a non-medical caregiver: DUTIES Provides personal hygiene services, housekeeping tasks and other related support services essential to the consumers health Observes, records and reports all changes to supervisor Performs … Continued

Elder Care- What Is An Elder Advocate?

Eldercareadvocacycovers a broad range of services, such as assistingseniorsto apply for government benefits, such as Medicaid and Social Security disability, reviewing medical bills and insurance claims, and providing support after a hospital stay. Following a discharge from a hospital, a … Continued

Elder Orphans Face Challenges

‘Elder orphans’ often face challenges of aging on their own It was a memorable place to have an aha moment about aging. Peter Sperry had taken his 82-year-old father, whod had a stroke and used a wheelchair, to Disney World. … Continued

Guilt and the Family Caregiver

Are you feeling guilt, anxiety, despair, and exhaustion from being a family caregiver? Here’s an article- Guilt and the Family Caregiver– about caring for aging parents from the perspective of a Medical Social Worker.   bySharonK.Brothers, MSW CEO, Institute for … Continued