Monthly Archives: January 2021

By  Danielle Kunkle Roberts   Transitioning into Medicare can be an intimidating process. If you’re enrolling in Medicare in 2021, you need to know how it works, when to enroll, and details about your coverage, so you don’t make costly mistakes.  There are several parts to Medicare  If you’re not automatically enrolled at age 65, you’ll need to enroll in Part A and …

Long term care costs,

While many of us envision living out our senior years comfortably in our homes, it’s important to have a plan B in case the need for assisted living or long-term nursing care arises. An assisted living community is a great option for seniors who require assistance with everyday tasks, have mobility issues, require medical monitoring, …

United Methodist Communities (UMC) announces the promotion of Joanne M. Gambino to the position of corporate manager of associate services in the Home Office, effectively immediately. Ms. Gambino, who resides in Jackson, NJ, served as associate resource director at UMC at Francis Asbury from 2012 to 2017, a campus formerly owned by the organization. In …

Smart home technology has made life easier and more convenient for so many people over the last decade. Devices like voice-controlled thermostats and lights, voice-activated coffee machines, voice-controlled security systems, and customized daily reminders make your home as comfortable as possible. For seniors who live alone or in a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), smart …

January is nationally known as Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is a disease that damages the optic nerve, which connects your eye to your brain. Sometimes, fluid builds up in the front part of the eye and increases pressure in the eye, causing damage to the optic nerve. If the damage continues to build up, it …

There are many topics we find extremely difficult to discuss, and hospice care is definitely one of them. We don’t often sit around with family and friends discussing what should happen if we ever require hospice care, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t have a plan in place. Unfortunately, terminal illnesses can strike anyone at …