Category: Senior Transition Consultant

September 25, 2023
The Transition: Selling a Home to Move Parents into Assisted Living

As life's journey progresses, there comes a point when the roles shift, and children become the caregivers for their aging parents. For those who now grapple with the realization that their elderly parents can no longer live alone, the path toward transitioning them into assisted living becomes both a heartwarming commitment and a complex endeavor. […]

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July 13, 2023
Can't Afford Assisted Living?

Here's Your Handy Guide When your mom or dad starts needing more help, you might think, "My mom needs assisted living, but can't afford it!" Maybe you've heard whispers of the high costs of assisted living in Puget Sound, and it's left you feeling a bit queasy. If you're worried about how people afford assisted […]

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July 12, 2023
Critical Joint Account Pitfalls: Essential Guide for Caring Daughters

Taking care of aging parents is a noble, heartfelt responsibility. As parents reach a stage where they can no longer live alone, it becomes paramount for people to step in and offer necessary assistance. One of the most common ways children extend their support is by becoming co-owners of parent’s financial accounts or real estate […]

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June 26, 2023
Dementia in Your Parent: A Guide for Adult Children

As we age, we inevitably face a multitude of changes, and for many, one of the most challenging situations is dealing with a parent's cognitive decline. For Adult Children aged 45-65 in Tacoma, Pierce County, and across the Puget Sound region, understanding dementia in your parent/s can feel like navigating a labyrinth. This article aims […]

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June 23, 2023
Maximize Senior Care Investment - Empower Parent's Finances

As the great waves of baby boomers enter their golden years, the burden of managing their care often falls on their children. This care often comes with heavy financial costs. However, there are senior care investment tips to make your parent's money work for them, easing the burden and providing them with the care they […]

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June 21, 2023
Senior Living: Navigating Medicaid Spend-Down Process

Navigating the Medicaid spend-down process is a significant challenge that many families face. In this article, we will demystify the Medicaid spend-down, offer valuable insights, and provide pro-tips for choosing the appropriate senior living community. By following these guidelines, you can ease the process and make informed decisions for your loved-one’s well-being. Understanding the Medicaid […]

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June 5, 2023
Starting Senior Living Talk: Breaking Taboos

As our loved ones age, it’s common for them to resist the idea of leaving their homes and moving into senior living communities. Senior living talk can be difficult, emotional, and often awkward, leading many families to avoid the topic altogether. But as their safety and wellbeing become a concern, it’s essential to start the […]

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May 13, 2023
Healthcare for Aging Adults: Glossary of "Types of Care"

As our population ages, there is an increasing need for healthcare services for aging adults. However, navigating the healthcare system can be complicated, especially when it comes to understanding what is and isn't covered by medical insurance. Here is a glossary of terms that can help you better understand the types of care, home health […]

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May 12, 2023
Navigating the Silver Tsunami: Tips for Adult Children

The aging population is a demographic shift that is rapidly approaching, with significant implications for our nation, our communities, and your family.  The so-called "silver tsunami" refers to the increasing number of seniors in our population, with the number of people aged 60 and over expected to double by 2050. This demographic shift will have […]

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May 9, 2023
Find the Best Care: Navigate The Senior Transition Journey

As your aging parent's needs change, you may find yourself facing the difficult decision of finding alternative living arrangements. The senior transition journey is a complex process that can be emotionally and practically challenging for both seniors and their families. However, with the right approach, you can navigate this process with confidence and ensure the […]

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