Phone call scams especially those targeting the elderly have been widespread nowadays. The phone call scammers target the naïve individuals in the society, and the elderly is one. The common ways used by these scammers revolve around schemes attributed to contests, magazines, home improvements, equity skimming, investments, and insurance. Scamming the elderly has grown so…

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Have you ever thought that mom or dad should hang their car keys up for good? You are not alone. There comes a time in most people’s lives after a certain point where that becomes a real dilemma. It is truly difficult to decide when someone should stop driving, since you need to balance safety…

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As we grow older and remain independent in our homes sometimes the place we love so dearly presents some obstacles. We may not be as steady on our feet as before which can lend itself to trips and devastating falls, some in which we may never fully recover. So what do we do when we…

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The first question usually is, “Where can we get help caring for mom or dad?” Caregiving is a tremendous responsibility and extremely stressful so congratulations on realizing  a helping hand is something to be welcomed. Most people start with the mind rolodex skimming through friends, neighbors and distant relatives trying to decipher who is a…

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A financial power of attorney is a document that gives another person (an agent) the legal authority and power to act for an individual to manage his or her financial and legal affairs (e.g., investments, bank accounts, bill payments). The agent has the sole ad legal power to make all legal and financial decisions on…

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So what is hospice and when should you call? Hospice is a program of care and support for people who are terminally ill. Here are some important facts about hospice: ■ Hospice helps people who are terminally ill live comfortably. ■ Hospice isn’t only for people with cancer. ■ The focus is on comfort, not…

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Rather Be Home participated in this year’s walk. A big thanks to Dave and Pam who also joined us in walking and fundraising. We didn’t quite hit our goal of $2500 but we will be sure to next year! All in all it was a tremendous success for the Association with 80 teams total walking…

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Elder Care in Jackson Township OH

Elder Care in Jackson Township OH When Mary’s mother fell and broke her hip, they had not spoken in nearly three years. The call that came in to Mary’s office telling her that Edna was in the emergency room and the hospital was admitting her for further observation came as a shock, and Mary had…

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