“Can I trust the staff?”
If you or a loved one needs long-term care and you have a long-term care insurance policy, that’s fortunate. Unfortunately, filing a claim for long-term care benefits can be both frustrating and time-consuming. Every long-term care insurance policy is different and it’s crucial that you understand exactly what your policy covers and what documentation you need to file a claim.
Everyone forgets things from time to time. Temporary memory loss can be caused by a variety of factors, including inattention, stress, tiredness or medication. When memory loss interferes with daily activities, however, it’s important to talk to your doctor to discuss possible causes. Even if it turns out that the memory loss is caused by Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, there are things you or your loved one can do to reduce frustration and maintain independence.
If you enjoy the PBS program “Antiques Roadshow,” you’re in luck! Daystar Retirement Village is hosting our very own Antique Appraisal Event on Saturday, April 16.
If you haven’t seen it already, I want to recommend a new PBS documentary titled “Nine to Ninety.” It’s only 30 minutes long, but it’s a powerful story about love and loss and aging with dignity and self-awareness.
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