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Assisted Living in Westchester County: The Price, Prep, & Process

Shot of a senior couple having a consultation with a doctor at home

Westchester’s population is aging. In the past decade, the number of people in the county age 65 and older increased by a remarkable 25%, according to recent reports.  Today, more and more families are seeking elder care options that are comfortable and close to home for their loved ones.  Finding the perfect fit in an… Continue reading Assisted Living in Westchester County: The Price, Prep, & Process

How to Pay for Long-Term Care

At some point, there will come a time when a loved one can no longer care for themselves. Dad may have suffered a stroke or a fall, or he may simply be getting older, and, over time, his frailty may result in chronic and debilitating physical or cognitive decline. At this point, families need to… Continue reading How to Pay for Long-Term Care

Recovery after stroke – Regaining life, function and independence

Call it a brain attack, a cerebrovascular accident (CVA), or a transient ischemic attack, a stroke by any other name still induces dread among the best of us. And the fear is justified. Stroke is the number one cause of long-term disability world-wide.  While the odds of surviving a stroke are in your favor, the… Continue reading Recovery after stroke – Regaining life, function and independence

New Year’s Resolutions: An Ideal Opportunity to Reassess Mom and Dad’s Care Needs

The holiday season is a time when many families travel near and far to be together, catch up, and celebrate. As a primary caregiver, taking stock after the holiday season to note comments and observations from friends and family members who don’t regularly see aging relatives is a good practice. “When providing day-to-day care to… Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions: An Ideal Opportunity to Reassess Mom and Dad’s Care Needs