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

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…

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Your parents’ health may determine the cost of you LTC plan

If you’re in your 50s, you should be considering purchasing Long-Term Care (LTC) insurance but one thing you may not have counted on is your parents’ health. Genworth, a major provider of LTC insurance announced recently that it would rate applicants based on whether their parents suffered from early onset coronary artery disease prior to…

Planning for retirement when you’re single

You’d think that those of us who are single would be in a better place for retirement than those who are married—even more so if we are childless. After all we haven’t had to feed two or more mouths on our single paycheck and there’s less laundry and fewer money hassles.  But the fact is…

Nursing home chain agrees to pay $38 million to settle government claims of deficient care

The nursing home chain, Extendicare, which owns 150 nursing homes in 11 states including 15 facilities in Washington, has agreed to pay $38 million to resolve federal claims that it inappropriately billed Medicare and Medicaid for substandard care and unnecessary therapy. A federal investigation found that the company failed to provide appropriate care, follow safety…