North River Home Care Blog

Sensitive Financial Management Help for Seniors

Financial management help for seniors is a sensitive topic, but one that should be resolved at some point, preferably sooner rather than later. Many adult children are reluctant to muddle with parents’ financial matters until there’s an obvious need, but starting the conversation before the need provides ample opportunity to ensure all things are in order.

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Ageism: How Attitudes Toward Aging Affect Senior Health

We’ve all heard them, and perhaps even said them ourselves – those little “niceties” intended to make seniors feel less aged, such as, “Here you go, ‘young’ lady!” And while comments such as these may seem harmless, and even helpful to boost a senior’s self-esteem, recent studies are pointing to a polar opposite effect of these stereotypical comments and actions,

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