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.

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Proud Sponsor of the Washington Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (WAELA) 2015 Senior Matters, an educational event for Elder Law Attorneys.

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

Medicare’s Open Enrollment ends soon

Thanksgiving is here and Christmas is just around the corner and you know what that means.  It’s just days until the end of Medicare’s  Open Enrollment.  You only have until Dec. 7 to make changes to your Medicare supplemental drug plan coverage.  If you to enroll in a plan during Fall Open Enrollment, your coverage…

Will tax-free disability savings accounts become law in December?

Next month the House of Representatives will hold a floor vote on the ABLE Act.  Under ABLE, people with disabilities would be able to establish special accounts at financial institutions to deposit up to $14,000 a year and accrue up to $100,000 in savings without risking losing government benefits such as Social Security and Medicaid. …

Alzheimer’s risk higher in African Americans yet many fear seeking help

If you’re African American, you stand a better chance of getting Alzheimer’s disease than your white neighbors.  In fact, you are nearly twice as likely to develop the disease even though rates of Alzheimer’s disease are lower in Africans living in Africa than they are in those living in America.  In the United States, African…

Weight-loss counseling services largely ignored

Three years ago, Medicare announced that it would offer free weight-loss counseling.  This was seen as a positive step since at least 30 percent of seniors are obese (35 pounds or more overweight or having a body mass index above 30) and studies show that counseling services improve the odds of overcoming significant weight problems. …

Widowhood and poverty shouldn’t go hand in hand but they often do

If you’re a financial advisor, take heed.  New York Life found that nearly 20 percent of widows who dropped a couple’s financial advisor after their spouse died, did so because they didn’t have a relationship with him or her.  The study didn’t say how many women stayed with the financial advisor despite being unhappy with…

Prevent stroke by making simple lifestyle changes

A study in Neurology Journal followed nearly 32,000 Swedish women for over 10 years.  The authors found that women who made positive lifestyle choices greatly reduced their risk of stroke.  The choices the study looked at were following a healthy diet, drinking alcohol moderately, never smoking, staying physically fit and having a healthy body mass…

Study finds link between a sleep protein and Alzheimer’s disease

This week, scientists at Washington University in St. Louis released the results of a study that found a link between a protein that stimulates the brain to awaken from sleep and Alzheimer’s disease.  Researchers found that sleep loss contributed to the growth of brain plaques characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease.  When they eliminated the protein, the…

America falls behind in medical care for the elderly

An International Survey of older adults found that most advanced industrialized countries have shortcomings in access, coordination and patient-centered care but Americans are at the back of the pack.  The study found that out of 11 countries, Americans have the most trouble paying medical bills and that nearly 70 percent of Americans over the age…

AgingOptions Radio Show on KVI 11-22-14

AgingOptions Radio Show on KTTH 11-22-14 (1st Hour)