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5 Mistakes Adult Children Make in the Search for Assisted Living

5 Mistakes Adult Children Make in the Search for Assisted Living

Searching for an assisted living community for your aging parent isn’t easy. And there are a few common pitfalls that families often fall in to. Knowing what they are and how to avoid them can be a big difference in finding a community where your senior loved one will be feel right at home.

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Common Questions about Financing Senior Living

Common Questions about Financing Senior Living

If you or an aging loved one is considering moving to senior living, you probably have questions about how to cover the costs. 

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How Much Does a Memory Care Community Cost?

How Much Does a Memory Care Community Cost?

If an aging loved one is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, you may be planning ahead for the time when your loved one will require a memory care program.

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How Much Does Assisted Living Cost?

How Much Does Assisted Living Cost?

Understandably, one of the first questions families ask about an assisted living community is how much it costs. In many cases, their senior loved one never imagined leaving their home so it’s a topic that was never discussed. The good news is there are options available to meet a variety of budgets.

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Learn About the Financial Scams that Target Seniors

Learn About the Financial Scams that Target Seniors

If you watch the evening news, you know seniors are often the target of fraud and financial scams. They lose their life savings by putting their trust in the wrong person.

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The Hidden Costs of Caregiving

The Hidden Costs of Caregiving

If you’re weighing the decision of moving your aging loved one into a senior community or continuing to take care of them at home, it’s easy to compare the monthly rent in a senior community to your loved one’s monthly mortgage

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Tips for Talking with Senior Parents About Money

Tips for Talking with Senior Parents About Money

It’s time to have “the talk” with your senior parents. Follow these tips to talk to your parent about money and financial planning.

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What Costs are Included in Monthly Senior Living Fees?

What Costs are Included in Monthly Senior Living Fees?

When you compare the monthly rate of a senior living community with your aging loved one’s mortgage or rent, senior living may seem expensive.

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