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The 9 Best Online Resources for Older Adults

By |2018-10-12T20:02:32+00:00January 21st, 2019|Categories: Blog|

The 9 Best Online Resources for Older Adults There’s such a large amount of information available on the web and so much of it isn’t reliable - it’s easy to get overwhelmed when you’re looking for useful information! To help save you time, we’ve rounded up nine of the best online resources for older [...]

What’s the Difference Between Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing?

By |2019-01-15T20:19:00+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

What's the Difference Between Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing? It can be painfully apparent when a parent needs long-term care. Perhaps her doctor told her she is no longer safe to live alone, or perhaps you have been the primary caregiver but now her care needs have outstripped your abilities. Your next task is [...]

The “Alphabet Soup” of Senior Living: What Do All the Acronyms Mean?

By |2018-10-02T21:10:30+00:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

The "Alphabet Soup" of Senior Living: What Do All the Acronyms Mean? When you’re researching senior living, you quickly discover there is a whole world of information you didn’t know! And, it’s usually hard to understand while also being very important to know. One of the most common causes for confusion is all of [...]

Long-Term Care and Planning for the Future: What You Need to Know

By |2018-10-23T18:50:48+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Long-Term Care and Planning for the Future: What You Need to Know Guest post by June Duncan With each passing year, you are more likely to need long-term care, whether via a caregiver, home health aide, skilled nursing care, or assisted living. In the same way that you wouldn’t wait until a fire happens [...]

Choosing A Quality Hospice Provider

By |2018-11-21T22:22:59+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Choosing A Quality Hospice Provider When a loved one is terminally ill and is in pain, it can be hard to know where to turn for help. Hospice provides extensive care to help alleviate pain by utilizing an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals and trained volunteers that address symptom control, pain management, and emotional [...]

What’s the Difference Between In-Home Care and Assisted Living?

By |2018-11-26T15:14:20+00:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

What's the Difference Between In-Home Care and Assisted Living? When Mom needs help with one or more of the activities of daily living (ADLs) such as bathing, dressing herself, transferring (getting out of bed or a chair), using the toilet, eating, or walking, it’s time to consider how this help will be provided. Often, [...]

How Do I Begin the Process of Downsizing & Moving?

By |2018-11-06T17:33:44+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

How Do I Begin the Process of Downsizing & Moving? Moving is one of the biggest decisions of your life! The emotions and work involved can seem overwhelming, but your new lifestyle will make everything worth the initial hassle. There are some tips and tricks to make the transition easier to manage for older [...]

Luther Manor Named a Finalist for the 2018 Nonprofit Excellence Awards

By |2018-10-25T14:58:24+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Luther Manor Named a Finalist for the 2018 Nonprofit Excellence Awards United Lutheran Program for the Aging, Inc. (Luther Manor – A Life Plan Community) has been named one of three finalists for the BizTimesMedia LLC’s Nonprofit of the Year Award among large organizations. Luther Manor is a non-profit Life Plan Community based in Wauwatosa, WI whose vision [...]

How Do I Help My Loved Ones Overcome Their Objections to Senior Living?

By |2018-10-15T16:11:28+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

How Do I Help My Loved Ones Overcome Their Objections to Senior Living? When discussing the move to senior living with your older loved ones, it’s important to be prepared. Your mom or dad will most likely have questions and objections related to the move. It’s a big decision and it is important they [...]

What Questions Should Seniors Ask While Future Planning?

By |2018-06-01T18:20:55+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog|

What Questions Should Seniors Ask While Future Planning? 87% of adults over the age of 65 want to stay in their current home as they age. The truth is, this may not be the best option. Here are the questions you should be asking yourself and your older loved ones when planning for the [...]