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Medicare vs Medicaid- What’s the Difference?

Medicare and Medicaid – so what’s the difference between the two? It’s important to know the differences between the two and what is covered in each. Mila Araujo wrote a great article for thebalance.com that explains the difference. The key difference between Medicare and Medicaid is that one is primarily age-based, and the other is income based […] Read More


Will My Insurance Cover a Retirement Home or Assisted Living?

You may be wondering if your insurance will cover your stay at an assisted living facility. Many seniors assume that their health insurance will cover the costs, but more often than not, this isn’t the case. In this great article from Modernretirement.org, they explain what is and what is not covered! Click here to read the […] Read More


Critical Checklist for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

We found this great article from Robert Mauterstock on Forbes.com. We wanted to share this artcle with you. If your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease it is important for you to take immediate action to protect them, yourself and the rest of your family. Once they are no longer able to make decisions […] Read More


What Factors Make for the Best Assisted Living Facilities

Article written by Elaine K. Howley from health.usnews.com What makes for the best assisted living home? The most important factor to consider is what kind of care the person entering the facility needs and whether a facility you’re considering can offer that level of care. When seeking the right facility for yourself or a loved […] Read More


How Assisted Living Improves Quality of Life

Article written by Ruben Castaneda from health.usnews.com Assisted living can improve the quality of life for seniors in a variety of ways including having an array of amenities that keeps residents active and engaged, like we do here at The Lodge at Bethany. Read more from this great article: https://health.usnews.com/best-assisted-living/slideshows/how-assisted-living-improves-quality-of-life Read More


Paying for Senior Care

Did you know that the projected, average monthly cost of assisted living nationwide is $4,000, in 2019? Alzheimer’s and dementia care can raise that monthly cost more than $1,100 a month. Here is a great resource that we found on payingforseniorcare.com –> CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE! Read More


Palliative care tool helps foster end-of-life conversations

Article by Alicia Lasek from McKinights.com A new palliative care tool can help clinicians and caregivers engage in end-of-life conversations and make better-informed care decisions, according to medical researchers from the University of Alberta. Learn more about the Life Conversion Tool that helps foster those conversations with your loved ones at: mcknights.com/news/clinical-news/palliative-care-tool-helps-foster-end-of-life-conversations/ Read More


Keep Your Loved One with Alzheimer’s or Dementia Safe on Halloween

  If you’re caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, Halloween can be exceptionally scary. After all, not only can roaming trick-or-treaters open your loved one up to the possibility of pranks. It’s a prime time for burglars and scam artists to attack. In addition, the constantly ringing doorbell […] Read More


Dementia Care in Assisted Living Homes

Learn how memory care for people with dementia is different from regular assisted living for the elderly. By Elaine K. Howley, Contributor Aug. 21, 2019 This article is based on reporting that features expert sources including Eleonora Tornatore-Mikesh; Douglas Scharre, MD; Andrew Shea ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND dementia are becoming an increasingly big part of the health care conversation in America as […] Read More


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