Medical Marijuana for Seniors: Weighing the Risks, Benefits and Out-of-Pocket Costs

Ashley Huntsberry-Lett   |   November 12, 2018 As Americans get older, many develop age-related medical conditions, such as arthritis, sleep disorders, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, cancer, anxiety and depression. These diagnoses typically come with prescriptions for drugs that can bear hefty price tags and cause bothersome side effects. Many seniors wonder if there are better treatment options available and […]

“Parenting” Your Elderly Parents

Mary, a 54-year old mother of two college-age children, has begun helping her mother Betsy with daily tasks and doctor’s appointments. She visits each morning to ensure that her mother has showered, gotten a good breakfast, and taken her morning medications. Since her mother’s recent diagnosis with beginning stages of dementia, Mary has noticed that […]

Elderly Care in Hermitage, PA: Bringing Your Elderly Parents into the Digital Age

We live in a digital world, in a digital age. This means that we are constantly surrounded by technology that has been developed to improve our lives and make daily activities easier and more enjoyable. Making technology a part of your aging loved ones’ elderly care can help him to enjoy a higher quality of […]

Managing a Loved One’s Health Care: Advice for the New Year

If you are a caregiver to a Medicare beneficiary, you’ve already got a lot on your plate, so planning ahead for some of the changes in store for your care recipient’s healthcare (before they happen) can be invaluable. Whether it’s managing their expenses or researching best care practices, it always helps to know what to […]