Welcome to AgingOptions

A holistic elder care company helping families plan for, pay for, and coordinate the long-term care of elderly loved ones.

Our services are geared towards retirees and those thinking about retirement and concerned about:

  • Losing independence & having to move to a nursing home.
  • Losing your assets to uncovered medical or long term care costs.
  • Becoming a burden on your loved ones.

AgingOptions Preferred Partners

Preferred Partner

The AgingOptions Preferred Partner Program is a localized network of professionals in the areas  of health, housing, finance and legal who are dedicated to the AgingOptions philosophy of providing an integrated approach to aging.

As a part of their training, our partners have made a commitment to providing services that recognizes the multi-disciplinary aspect of retirement planning.

What’s New

Having the conversation-living will and advanced directives

Do you ever wonder how a conversation might look if you were to talk to your parents (or your children) about a living will or advanced directive.  Here’s a TED Talk about one way that conversation could go.  The TED Talk references this video.

New report finds 10 percent of American grandparents sharing housing with grandkids

My brother and sister live in multigenerational housing. In my brother’s case, he lives with his mother-in-law.  When he and my sister-in-law first moved in with her parents, it was more a matter of mutual needs.  My sister-in-law soon became pregnant and another set or two of hands was beneficial in raising first my nephew…

401(k) contribution limits raised by $500

AARP ran an article this morning about how next year’s contribution limits for 401(k)s has gone up $500. If you are already over 50, you’re entitled to make extra contributions.  Those catch-up contributions will go up to $6000 a year for 401(k) plans beginning next year.  The annual contributions for IRAs will remain the same…

Ask a Lawyer

Dear Rajiv, My mother has early stage Alzheimer’s. I am trying to figure out how to legally help her. Should I be her executor, power of attorney, or should she have a living trust? As of now I am on her bank accounts.  This was a big struggle for her to let me do this….

Long-Term Care decisions: a national crisis for the middle class

About 70 percent of Americans will need Long-Term Care at some point in their lives, yet only about 7 percent of Americans have Long-Term Care insurance. A CBS News story looked at how those in the middle—not rich, not poor—find themselves without resources for providing care for their loved ones because they aren’t poor enough…

Is it time to adjust your driving habits?

I have older parents and they drive. I’m glad they drive because their driving allows them to continue to volunteer and be active.  And frankly because if they didn’t drive, then I would have to drive them.  It’s important that they can drive because they live in Pierce County and we don’t have a lot…

Don’t wait for a crisis before requesting a geriatric assessment

Usually, when we talk about assessments, we are referring to those that help qualify individuals for long term care either at home or in an institutional setting. The result is that we often recommend assessments for individuals because they are showing signs of cognitive or physical decline.  That kind of assessment can be triggered by…

AgingOptions Radio Show on KTTH 10-18-14 (1st Hour)

AgingOptions Radio Show on KTTH 10-18-14 (2nd Hour)

AgingOptions Radio Show on KVI 10-18-14