Family & Lifestyle / Senior Care

  • Innovative preschool breathes life back into Seattle community

      

    It's back-to-school season and the students at one Seattle preschool are not only getting the chance to impact their community, but also learn a lot about life in a very...

  • Why to consider Long Term Care insurance

      

    The average nursing home resident spends tens of thousands every year for care. Long term care insurance is something everyone should consider.

  • Pros and cons of reverse mortgages for seniors

      

    Reverse mortgages remain a popular lure for cash-strapped seniors, but what's good in theory is often abysmal in execution. A reverse mortgage allows someone who is "house rich and...

  • Loss of freedom to drive detrimental to seniors

      

    New York, NY — A new study finds taking the keys from elderly drivers may keep them physically safe, but it may come at the cost of their mental health.  The report from AAA and...

  • 5 scary facts about nursing home costs (and what to do about them)

      

    Nursing homes aren't all bad. For those with medical needs who require specialized care, a nursing home can provide a safe and comfortable environment. Still, no one envisions they will go...

  • 5 things you probably didn't know about inheriting a house

      

    Inheriting a house may seem like winning the lottery, but you need to be prepared to make a number of tough financial and emotional decisions. Here are 5 important things you probably...

  • Preschool Inside Nursing Home Rewarding for Kids, Seniors

      

    By Cox Media Group National Content Desk SEATTLE — Locating a preschool inside of a nursing home may seem  an odd choice, but bringing together the youngest and the oldest members of...

  • Not having a will can affect your kids when you die

      

    Death is not something we like to think about. But you’d better start.

  • Low-Cost Senior Medical Alert Systems

      

    Emergency help for seniors who are away from home is now available at the touch of a button. I want to share details about a $15/month subscription service. Check out this cheap medical alert...

  • New Medicare recipients need to do this…

      

    If you don't sign up for Medicare Part B when you become eligible for Medicare it could cost you. Here’s why.

  • Checklist: Talk With Aging Parents About Finances

      

    Very few people like to think about the end, but there's an uncontested 100% chance that we're all going to die someday. A little preplanning can go a long way in alleviating the burdens...

  • Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney FAQs

      

    Have you thought about what happens if you are incapacitated in some way and can't make health care decisions for your self? Who will make the decisions? What decisions will they make? A...

  • Longevity insurance is a smart buy at retirement

      

    Worried about living a life of poverty during your golden years? Here's an insurance policy that could prevent that! The number of people living past their 100th birthday is growing. My own...

  • What Should We Do About the Social Security Problem?

      

    We're still in the early innings of the 2016 presidential race. Yet there's already a lot of talk about Social Security. How we going to pay for it down the road? The rich are not to...

  • 7 Senior Scams And How To Combat Them

      

    Do you have aging family members or friends? According to a MetLife survey, crimes against the elderly skyrocketed in the last year. Seniors lost $3 billion to fraudsters through home repair...