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Being Prepared: A Practical Guide to getting Your Affairs in Order

By Miles Hurley | May 14, 2024

Our NEW Being Prepared: A Practical Guide to Getting Your Affairs in Order is now available. As we age, keeping track of important information becomes increasingly necessary. This is even more critical when you or a loved one is dealing with a chronic healthcare condition, a serious medical diagnosis, or a decline in functional capacity.…

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Aging in place

Aging in Place

By Miles Hurley | February 20, 2024

As we navigate the process of aging, one thing that becomes increasingly important is ensuring our safety and well-being within the comfort of our own homes. Aging in place is a wonderful choice, but it comes with its own set of considerations, particularly when it comes to safety. So, if aging in place is the…

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understanding UTIs in aging adults

Understanding UTIs in Aging Adults

By Miles Hurley | February 6, 2024

As we age, our bodies go through various changes, and one common issue that can affect older adults is a urinary tract infection (UTI). UTIs might not always be easy to recognize in aging adults, but they can have serious consequences if left untreated. It’s important for caregivers and family members to understand UTIs in…

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Holiday reunions

Holiday reunions can shine a light on changes in a loved one

By Miles Hurley | December 19, 2023

Christmas is less than a week away! The holiday season often brings us together from near and far to celebrate. While this is a joyous time, this reunion can also be unsettling and cause for concern due to noticeable health and cognition changes in our loved ones. What changes should you keep an eye out…

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Holiday gift ideas

Holiday gifting for seniors

By Miles Hurley | December 12, 2023

The holiday season is a time for joy, celebration, and the spirit of giving. Whether you’re shopping for a beloved grandparent or parent, this guide will help you find thoughtful and practical gifts that will brighten their holiday season and make their lives more comfortable and enjoyable.  Holiday gifting for seniors doesn’t have to be…

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Medicare open enrollment FAQ

Medicare open enrollment FAQ

By Miles Hurley | October 24, 2023

This month, we are taking the time to do a deep dive into Medicare and the open enrollment process. Last weeks blog reviewed the four different parts of Medicare. Today, we will share some practical information to help you on your journey. This Medicare open enrollment FAQ, can clear up some myths, answer some basic…

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Different parts of Medicare

What are the “parts” of Medicare and what does each cover? 

By Miles Hurley | October 17, 2023

Relax in your favorite chair, grab your pumpkin spiced latte and light the logs in the fireplace…. it’s time to research your Medicare options for 2024. Medicare open enrollment is here.  So let’s dig in and look at what are the parts of Medicare and what does each part cover. Medicare has 4 Different Parts…

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Medicare open enrollment

Navigating Medicare Open Enrollment for 2024

By Miles Hurley | October 10, 2023

It’s that time of year again when the leaves are changing, and the healthcare landscape is shifting. Yes, you guessed it – it’s Medicare Open Enrollment season! What do you need to know to navigate Medicare open enrollment in 2024? Understanding Medicare Open Enrollment Let’s break it down. What exactly is Medicare Open Enrollment? Well,…

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The Danger of Heat Stroke in Seniors

By Miles Hurley | August 1, 2023

Temperatures have risen to record levels this summer with little relief in sight. Seniors are particularly vulnerable to heat-related illnesses like heat stroke, which can be life-threatening if left unattended. In the 2022 summer European heat wave, 90% of the heat-related deaths were people age 65+. What is heat stroke and how can seniors mitigate…

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health and cognition changes

Keeping an eye out for changes in health and cognition

By Miles Hurley | December 20, 2022

Many of us have family spread throughout the country who rarely get to see each other throughout the year. The holiday season often brings us together from near and far to celebrate. Unfortunately, this reunion can also be unsettling and cause for concern due to noticeable health and cognition changes in our loved ones. What…

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