Tips for Leveraging Your Long-Term Care Insurance

Life has a lot of ups and downs. We all navigate them the best we can, and we hope to be able to retire comfortably. You will probably accumulate several types of insurance policies as you go, and making the most of them can be the difference between good retirement living and a stressful situation….

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Common Balance Challenges for Seniors

Once we learn how to balance when we’re little, many new things become possible. Climbing in and out of the tub, using the stairs, stepping off curbs, and riding a bike are all great actions made possible by balance. For a majority of your life, you’ll be able to enjoy good balance and the only…

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Tips for Comparing Assisted Living Facilities

The search for an assisted living community is a lot like searching for a house to buy: you are looking for a home. You’re looking for a place where you won’t just feel safe and comfortable, but also feel like you can thrive. It should have opportunities to connect and dive into your passions. It…

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Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease – Part 2

Does your family have a history of Alzheimer’s disease? If so, you may go back and forth between trying not to think about it and worrying intensely, especially if you have aging parents. The instant you see a change in their behavior, your mind probably jumps to Alzheimer’s and you wonder if you’re seeing its…

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Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease – Part 1

When people hear “Alzheimer’s,” they immediately think about memory loss. While memory loss does occur, it’s actually one of the more advanced symptoms of the disease. Alzheimer’s starts out with smaller, more subtle symptoms. If your family has a history of the disease, it’s a good idea to keep a sharp eye on aging loved…

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Ways to Make Your Loved One Feel Special This Thanksgiving

November is here, and that means the holidays are coming our way. The holiday season starts with Thanksgiving, a great holiday that usually brings family, delicious food, and amazing desserts. However, the fun doesn’t have to stop there! There is a lot more you can do for your loved one, especially if he or she…

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What to Expect at a Medicare Wellness Appointment

Have you heard about medical wellness visits? They are a relatively new development in the healthcare world, and as a result, not many people understand exactly what they are. If you don’t know what happens during a wellness visit, how much the visit costs, and what exactly the visit is for, you aren’t alone. These…

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Common Questions About Affording Senior Living

Are you or a loved one heading for assisted living? If so, you have a lot of exciting opportunities ahead of you. Your grandparents didn’t have the options you do today. However, people can get intimidated by the landscape of senior living, especially by how expensive it can be. However, people often perceive the expenses…

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Wondering How to Finance Senior Living?

Senior living has transformed a lot in the past decade, giving aging Americans a wider array of living options. However, with the expansion of options comes increased financial complexity. Finding a solution that provides both the services and comfort you need, all for the right price, can be quite challenging. The search for a new…

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Criteria for Comparing Assisted Living Communities

Finding the right assisted living community for yourself or a loved one is absolutely crucial. You’re not just picking a new home; you’re picking a community and a lifestyle. Putting work in on the front end to ensure you find a good fit will save you the hassle and stress of moving into a community…

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Assisted Living vs. Skilled Nursing

Senior living has made massive strides in the past decade, and The Heritage is on the leading edge. However, we’ve found that many people haven’t caught up to us and realized just how uniquely powerful assisted living can be. Instead, they immediately think “nursing home” when the subject of senior living comes up. This is…

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Is It Time for Your Parents to Move?

Time seems to move faster and faster as we go through life, and, for many of us, the fact that our aging parents might need a different living situation comes as a surprise. Too often, our parents don’t want to think about it, and we don’t, either. We don’t want things to change. However, failing…

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