The LK Blog

How to Curb the High Cost of Prescription Medications

A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) found that more than 11 percent of adults in the United States don’t take their medications as prescribed as a way to cut costs. Among the uninsured, that figure jumps to more than 33 percent. Prescription medication pricing varies widely, and those who lack insurance […]

Smoothing the Transition to Assisted Living

Many seniors prefer to remain in their own homes as they age. But for some, living independently is no longer an option. Assisted living can offer seniors a safe and supportive living community while continuing the sense of independence that they cherish. Yet making the move can be fraught with emotion. Change is difficult for […]

Is it Time for Your Loved One to Stop Driving?

Remember the exhilaration of passing your road test and the sense of independence that came with finally being able to drive? Now imagine the flip side of that – the loss of independence, coupled with fear and resentment that could accompany the end of your driving days. That is the emotional state that seniors may […]

Resource for sleep related disorders

Check out this link for important information about sleep related disorders: https://www.tuck.com/  

When Relatives Don’t Agree

When it comes to aging parents, there are many familial conflicts that can arise. As mothers and fathers get older it seems that all of us become experts in caring for an elderly loved one; all of us seem to have their “best interests” in mind. Still, as you may know yourself, mutual understanding among […]

How to Tell Your Kids that Grandma or Grandpa has Dementia

Understanding and coping with a parent or loved one with dementia can be extremely emotional and stressful for adults and even more so for young children. Grandparents hold a very special place in a child’s life, and children understandably can be confused and worried when Grandma or Grandpa start to act strange, especially when there […]

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The Importance of Sleep for Seniors

Many people begin to experience sleep problems as they age. The elderly find themselves unable to easily fall asleep or incapable of sleeping through the night. What starts out as a nuisance can turn into a serious issue, with energy, stamina, and health compromised by the inability to get a “good night’s” sleep. Sleep is […]

Organize Important Papers Now

You never know when something will happen, do you? In the blink of an eye an emergency can occur that is fraught with stress and emotion. Decisions must be made and important papers and documentation are required but are nowhere to be found. This is a difficult situation that befalls many seniors and their caregivers. […]

Why Use a Daily Money Manager

There can come a point when paying bills, reviewing insurance coverages, banking and even handling personal monetary matters such as creating a practical household budget, becomes overwhelming and stressful with no end in sight. When these are the circumstances in which you or your loved ones find themselves, hiring a daily money manager might be […]

How to Help Seniors On Election Day

Let me ask you: do you have a senior loved one who is going to vote in this year’s election? Do you know why it is important that s/he does vote? Are you prepared to assist them? Regardless of age, casting a ballot in local, state, and federal elections is both a civic duty and […]

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