Aging Well

Summertime FUN

Summertime FUN for Older Adults

By Miles Hurley | July 9, 2021

As we conclude our summer blog series, we want to make sure to discuss ways older adults can participate in summertime FUN. The warmer weather makes it easier for us all to get outside and enjoy many activities. Occupational therapist, Regina Sitterley, founder of Home Therapy Solutions suggests purchasing a Rollator walker for outdoor use.…

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Traveling as an older adult

Traveling as an older adult

By Miles Hurley | June 22, 2021

Summer is here, and the travel and hospitality industries are reporting record numbers of vacation reservations. Many families are reuniting after time apart and traveling together to vacation destinations to spend quality time together and have some fun. There are several things to consider when traveling as an older adult. Even if you are only traveling…

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Senior centers reopening

Local Senior Centers are Reopening

By Miles Hurley | June 15, 2021

Summer is here, and our Hurley Elder Care Law team is excited to make plans and enjoy all that the season has to offer…. gardening, grilling, vacations and parties with friends and family.   With pandemic restrictions lifting throughout Georgia, there are many opportunities for us to come together and safely experience our favorite summertime activities.…

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The Scariest Part of Aging: Outliving Your Money

By Miles Hurley | October 30, 2019

  According the to a recent study, 49% of Americans report that running out of money in retirement is one of their main concerns about growing older. [1]   With the growing life expectancy and the increasing costs of long-term care, it is no wonder that so many Americans fear outliving their money. The amount…

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Do you Need an Aging Ally? Tips for Aging Alone

By Miles Hurley | September 18, 2019

  Many older adults are aging without a safety net.   The belief that every older adult has a concerned, competent, involved family member to help with medical decisions, legal decisions, bill paying, transportation, and other caregiving responsibilities is being shattered by reality.   Current data estimates that almost 30% of baby boomers will age…

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The Lives of Elder Orphans

By Hurley Elder Care Law | March 20, 2019

  By now, many of us have heard of the term “Elder Orphan.” An elder orphan has no adult children, spouse or companion to rely on for company, assistance or input. This growing issue has captured the attention of the news media in the last 6 months: Kaiser Health News: Without Safety Net Of Kids…

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Lifestyle Management Impacts Dementia

By Hurley Elder Care Law | June 1, 2018

Being poor later in life may boost the risk of dementia by 50 percent, new research suggests. “Our study confirms that the risk of dementia is reduced among well-off older people compared with those who have fewer economic resources,” said lead researcher Dorina Cadar, Ph.D., University College London, Department of Behavioral Science and Health. She…

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Setting up a Plan for Aging without Family

By Hurley Elder Care Law | May 23, 2018

“I just turned 74, and I’m still in great health; but I am concerned about my future. My husband died last year after living with dementia for 8 years. We have no children, and my only relative, a nephew, is now living in Alaska. I don’t know what will happen to me if I get…

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Technology Help for Seniors

By Hurley Elder Care Law | May 21, 2018

Over the last several years, older adults have been the fastest growing segment of the online population. More and more people over the age of 60 are going online and using Facebook, Google, Yahoo and Youtube. They are emailing, texting and blogging—and it is having a positive impact on their lives as they are communicating…

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Elder Loneliness and Isolation

By Hurley Elder Care Law | May 7, 2018

Many older adults find themselves in this cycle of compounded loss, but it should never be considered the norm for this stage of life.Loneliness and social isolation are now believed to be as dangerous to our health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, and surpass the mortality risks of obesity. A 2017 SCAN survey of 1,000 older…

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