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Beware Before You Sign – Avoiding the Trips and Traps of a Long Term Care Admission Agreement

Tuesday, 02 February 2016 15:26

docsLately, I’ve seen several clients who have come to us too late. They were presented with an admission agreement for a nursing home or other care facility and were told that the agreement needed to be signed “right away.” This can be an expensive mistake.

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Sonja's Suggestions: Loneliness

Thursday, 02 October 2014 11:17

Sonjas SuggestionsRecent conversations with clients who expressed loneliness made me think about the subject. The loneliness one feels after the loss of a loved one must be a difficult thing to overcome. Individuals who are in a facility with no friends or family for visitations must feel all alone in the world, too. I have heard clients say, “This too shall pass,” and, hopefully, it will.

Here are some suggestions for resolving your own loneliness or assisting someone else through theirs:

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My Community Meal

Thursday, 31 July 2014 09:25

seniors lunchHave you or an elder loved one thought about participating in a community meal program? Are you nervous about attending for the first time by yourself? Do you have some doubts about the food quality? I had the opportunity to participate in the hot lunch program at the North Olmsted Senior Center this week and, if you have ever had these concerns, I thought you might benefit from learning about my experience.

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Dementia Self-Assessment

Thursday, 03 July 2014 08:26

mom and daughterResearchers at Ohio State University developed a self-assessment test to detect signs of dementia that could help family members and physicians catch symptoms in the early stages of the disease.  This type of assessment could allow families to begin planning for health care expenses so they can manage finances while the affected individual is still capable of discussing money matters.

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