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Does Every Elderly Person Need to Assign Power of Attorney?

Nobody likes thinking about their parents getting old, but there is no escaping the fact of aging. Everyone gets older eventually, and some start showing signs of mental depreciation sooner than others. Eventually, every adult child will have to oversee his or her parent’s financial and medical decisions; it’s just a matter of when that transition will need to occur. For this reason, it is...

6 Tips for Seniors Looking to Sell Their Home

Preparing the house for sale can be easier if you have a plan and know when to seek help. #1: Create a Plan Start by creating a timeline. Include the following: When you want to sell your home  When the ideal time to move might be, and  How long it may take to pack up your belongings.  From there, you’ll have a clear picture of how and when you need...

How to Tell When It’s Time to Make the Big Leap to Senior Care

Staying at Home verses Moving in to a qualified Retirement Community How to weigh the pros and cons of  choosing a retirement community or aging in place, in your own home. These choices can be extremely challenging to be involved with your aging loved ones on a daily or weekly basis. RETIREMENT PLANNING for SENIOR CARE and to still maintain enough perspective on the situation with added moving...

Common Challenges of Obtaining Power of Attorney

It is important to note that not all parents are willing to grant their adult children Power of Attorney. For many, it is an undeniable sign that their mental health might be fading, so they refuse more out of fear and denial than for any other reason. Some will even refuse to even discuss the issue. There are a few different ways you can make the idea of Power of Attorney more palatable for your...

Music and Dementia

Did you know that people with all types of dementia can benefit from music therapy? Research suggests listening to their favorite music provides emotional and behavioral benefits.   Music also helps activate the part of the brain that is responsible for retaining memory.  So…their happy music can help trigger happy memories. How does this work? Memories of music are very often...

The 5 Benefits of Moving to Senior Living

At some point Seniors will need to reflect on their current living situation and learn more about Sarasota Senior living or Sarasota Memory Care. 5 Benefits of Senior Living 1. A Lifestyle That Fits YouIf you wait until you have to move to senior living, you may not have enough time to do your research and select the ideal community for your lifestyle. By planning ahead while you are active and...

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