Category Archives: older adults

Check Your Benefits

One of the greatest ways to check your benefits is the website called “Benefits Check-Up.”  Run by the National Council on Aging, a large national nonprofit, Benefits Check Up lets you see what benefits may be available to you. If … Continue reading

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Older Adults Who Volunteer Are Healthier

Nonprofit community leaders and people involved with organizations like the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) have known for years that older adults who volunteer are more engaged, interesting and healthier.  And that knowledge is now backed up by a recent … Continue reading

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Older Adult Demographic Trends

Older adult demographic trends will rock your world, as baby boomers move into retirement and people live longer lives, we will see the largest ratio of retired people in history. We are watching the creation of “The Silver Tsunami.” Older … Continue reading

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Data Requirements Squeeze Nonprofits

Most states are creating new Health Information Exchanges as part of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.  States and the information exchanges set the requirements for data that is being required and collected. Most agencies are now handling patient … Continue reading

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Community Service Planning

Most health, mental health, social service and human service organizations will be affected by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and agencies should be involved now in proactive community service planning.  If you have services that provide direct health or mental … Continue reading

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Tips for Caring for Elderly Parents

This blog provides you with some important tips for caring for elderly parents. Consider these tips for caregiving for your elderly parents as they age, and need more assistance. Sit down with your parents to discuss their needs and plans. … Continue reading

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Workplace Resources for Elder Care | elder care resources

In the late 1980s, I began to hear about leading edge companies that provided workplace elder care resources. These employers offered support for employees involved caring for elderly parents, and provided caregiving information and resources. Over the past twenty five … Continue reading

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