Holiday Gift Ideas: What Your Elderly Relatives REALLY Want This Year

Most everyone loves giving (and getting) gifts during the holidays. If an older loved one is on your shopping list, it’s easy to fall into a gift giving rut. What do you get for loved ones who already have everything? How do you buy for people who may tell you they don’t need anything?

Gift shopping for older relatives becomes much easier when you focus on simplicity and practicality. When you’re scouring the stores (or the internet) for gifts this year, try these ideas:

Caring for Elderly Relatives - Comparing the Options

With an estimated 10,000 Baby Boomers turning 65 every day, the market for eldercare-related services is growing. If you’re caring for an aging loved one and you need help, how do you choose when there are so many options?

We posed this question to Chris Bratton, an attorney and the founder of Bratton Law Group, a Life Care Planning Law Firm in the South Jersey area. Chris has been in practice for nearly two decades and began offering Life Care Planning just over five years ago.

Behind the Scenes: Medicare Annual Enrollment

For most Life Care Planning Law Firms, things can get pretty crazy during Medicare's annual open enrollment, which happens between Oct. 15 and Dec. 7 every year. During this hectic time, public benefits specialists are on the front lines helping clients make the most of Medicare and other senior health benefits.

Finding Your Way to a Life Care Planning Law Firm

Though Life Care Planning isn’t yet a household name, more and more people are learning about this innovative service that helps families respond with confidence to the challenges created by aging, long-term illness, and disability.

Hidden VA Benefits

When it comes to letting veterans know about the benefits they’re entitled to and how to access those benefits, the VA might not win any awards. But those benefits are there for the taking. Many involve payouts that can drastically change the quality of life for elderly veterans.

Music Makes Life Better for People with Dementia

Music is an important part of life for most people.  From the time you are born, through childhood and adolescence, your adult years, and old age, music is along for the ride. Your mother sang lullabies to soothe you as an infant. You remember the band that played at your high school prom. You carefully selected the first song to dance to as a married couple. Music is the soundtrack of our lives.

My Elder Care Story - Lisa Titus

Could the experience of aging and long-term illness be less traumatic?

It’s a question that Lisa Titus has often pondered. For the last twelve years, Lisa has been working as an elder care coordinator at the Elder Law Practice of Dennison Keller, a Life Care Planning Law Firm in Cincinnati, Ohio. She now helps the firm’s many clients answer this question.

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