How Much Do Seniors Spend on Medical Expenses?

By | 2018-04-06T17:35:05+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

How Much Do Seniors Spend on Their Medical Expenses? When saving for retirement or trying to create a budget for yourself or your senior parents, planning for medical expenses can be a guess at best. Unfortunately, misjudging the costs of medical expenses can easily derail retirement plans and drain savings. Therefore, budgeting accurately is [...]

Protecting Your Money from Medicaid

By | 2018-05-08T19:30:01+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Protecting Your Money from Medicaid Many people simply do not want to face the reality of long-term care or believe that they will avoid needing such care. Payer sources for long-term care are limited to one’s own money, long-term care insurance and Medicaid. How can one protect what they have, make the most of [...]

How to Talk with Your Parents About Eldercare

By | 2018-05-08T19:31:53+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

How to Talk with Your Parents About Eldercare Discussing the transition into assisted care can be overwhelming and emotional for both you and your parents. However, being prepared and viewing the discussion as one that is incremental and ongoing can remove the stigma, and help everyone navigate from a place of affection, not anxiety. Read [...]

14 Of The Best Quotes On Aging

By | 2018-03-29T21:21:39+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

14 Of The Best Quotes On Aging With technological advances and greater health awareness, more and more of the population is living longer. There's much to be learned from our senior counterparts! Poets, musicians, and philosophers all have something to say about the aging process. Here's a collection of 14 of the greatest quotes on [...]

When Is It Time for Mom & Dad to Stop Driving?

By | 2018-03-29T21:22:46+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

When Is It Time for Mom & Dad to Stop Driving? The decision to stop driving, whether we make it on our own or it's made for us, is a difficult one. There are lots of factors to consider and right and wrong ways to approach the conversation with our loved ones. How can [...]

Celebrating the Holidays When a Parent is in Senior Housing

By | 2018-05-08T19:33:54+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Celebrating the Holidays When a Parent is in Senior Housing Families gathering together for holiday and birthday celebrations are cherished times with vivid memories. Things can be different, however, when mom or dad make the move to a senior living community. What things should be considered or done differently for the next celebration to [...]

Knowing When It’s Time to Make the Move to a Senior Living Community

By | 2018-05-08T19:34:42+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

When to Move to a Senior Living Community 100% of us would like to live our lives independently in our own home until the day we breathe our last. However, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human services, only 30% of us will know that reality. The other 70% will spend time [...]

Luther Manor Residents & Staff Help Local Kids get School-Ready

By | 2018-03-30T13:38:58+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|

Luther Manor Residents & Staff Help Local Kids get School-Ready On average, a family spends $75 per child on school supplies each year. For many families in our community, this is a cost they cannot meet. That is why the residents and staff of Luther Manor decided to get involved in the Backpack Coalition this [...]

How to Stop Feeling Guilty About Putting Mom in Assisted Living

By | 2018-05-08T19:38:07+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

How to Stop Feeling Guilty About Putting Mom in Assisted Living Moving Mom or Dad into an assisted living or skilled nursing community can be difficult for everyone. While everyone knows its necessary, the guilt and sadness adult children feel can be overwhelming. DailyCaring.com shares the top 3 reasons why we feel guilty and how [...]