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

New reverse mortgage rules begin next month

The Wall Street Journal reported this month that the number of reverse mortgages has increased.  In the first quarter of this year, banks processed 9 percent more reverse mortgage loans over last year.  The average credit line was also up, 4 percent over last year and the highest since 2008.  The most common reason borrowers…

Choosing a financial advisor

Do you find yourself saying things like, “My son/ daughter/uncle/ dad/etc thinks that I should buy a home/ sell my home/buy stock in xyz company?”  Very few of us have the level of financial acumen we believe we need to make the best financial decisions.  This leaves us prone to listening to people that we believe have…

Heat increases chances of getting kidney stones

About 10 percent of the population experiences kidney stones at least once in their lives.  That’s up significantly since the late ‘70s when only about 4 percent of the population did so.  Some scientists see a correlation between kidney stones and climate change because one important risk factor is that kidney stones are more prevalent…

AgingOptions Radio Show 7-19-14 (1st Hour)

AgingOptions Radio Show 7-19-14 (2nd Hour)

What you don’t know about Social Security could hurt you

If you’re thinking that the friendly guy working at the Social Security office is your financial advisor…stop thinking that way.   It’s not that he doesn’t want to help you, it’s that he can’t.  Even as about 10,000 Americans reach retirement age each day, the Social Security office has seen massive cuts to its offices in…

Study indicates dark chocolate may benefit people with P.A.D.

It’s Friday.  So maybe that’s why the words dark chocolate jumped off the computer screen while I was reading my email today.  The article’s title is “PAD: Dark Chocolate May Make Walking Easier”.  I walk a couple of times a day and mostly  don’t find it all that difficult but still if dark chocolate can…

Fighting back against identity theft

People 65 and over are more likely to have a “nest egg,” own a home and have excellent credit from a lifetime of working, saving and investing.  These sterling qualities attract con artists in droves, which is why consumers 60 and over accounted for 20 percent of identity theft complaints in 2013 according to credit-reporting…

The number of families in multigenerational housing continues to increase

A record number of Americans (57 million) lived in multigenerational households in 2012 as compared to the 1980s, when just 12 percent of Americans lived in multigenerational housing.  The majority of individuals living in multigenerational housing are young adults (23.6 percent) but the elderly (those 85 and older) make up 22.7 percent according to a…

Addressing Alzheimer’s risk factors slows rate of incidence

The Alzheimer’s Association held its annual meeting in Copenhagen this week.  While some of the news out of the conference is troubling such as researchers’ expectation that the number of Alzheimer cases in the U.S. will triple between 2010 and 2050, there is at least some reason for optimism.  Three new studies indicate that the…