Thanks to telehealth, patients may not have to travel to doctors' offices for routine visits. So long as it is reasonable and effective, Medicare and Medicaid are starting to accept physician services and testing provided from a distance. These new medical services use automated gathering of vital signs, telephone conversations with the patient, and even EKGs and imaging.
The purpose of staging a home is to help potential buyers envision what their new life could look like if they moved in. Effective staging highlights the best qualities of your house, while also presenting a few ideas for how the new homeowners could decorate and organize. If you're looking to sell your home before moving to a luxury retirement community here are a few tips.
The number of older adults who live in an independent living community or within retirement communities continues to increase every year. It is important to make sure that if you, or your loved one, are living in your own home you are safe. Here are the top five safety rules for seniors to adhere to within their homes.
If you want to travel more now that you are retired, you have plenty of options to consider. Many retirees enjoy the all inclusive amenities cruises offer. But if you've never planned a cruise before, you might not know where to start. Here are a few questions you might have when planning a cruise.
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As we age, healthy eating can improve your mental capacity, resistance to illness, and your energy level. The right foods can also keep us emotionally balanced and give us a positive outlook on life. Eating a healthy diet doesn't mean sacrificing everything we enjoy eating. Seniors, like anyone else, need to think about eating fresh foods with wholesome ingredients.
One thing that I learned is to never say never. My wife and I have been retired for a good number of years now. One thing we have always agreed on was that we would never want to lose our independence or become a burden to our children. We also agreed that we would never ever move into a retirement community.
When you live in a luxury retirement community in Sarasota, Florida, you have numerous amenities and activities to enjoy. As an added bonus, living in Sarasota means you're close to a large variety of other beautiful vacation destinations. Next time you're in the mood for an adventure in the tropical sunshine, consider a day trip to Sanibel Island, Boca Grande or Naples.
Fact: Sarasota is the best place to retire in the U.S. When you’re among the active retirees in a vibrant community, the fun and adventure never ends! Throughout the month of December 2016, you and your family or guests of all ages can enjoy daily winter celebrations in beautiful Sarasota. If you’re fortunate enough to live here, you can do what others only dream of: Escape to Sarasota every day! Just a few of the winter season events heading your way include:
Daughter/son or caregiver: who do you want to be?
There may come a time in your life as the adult child of an aging parent when you may have to slow down or even stop your caregiving. While historically grown children had to live up to the expectation to step in and take care of their elderly parents, we are now fortunate to live in a time and country where high quality services are available. Integrating such services into your lives might actually preserve your relationship and allow you to enjoy each other's presence as long as you can.
Sarasota is a lovely place all year long. With an average temperature in the 70s, it is easy for retired individuals to stay active any season of the year. There are plenty of cultural activities to explore in the area. Here are just a few activities both locals and visitors love to enjoy.