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

Poll Finds Two-Thirds of Us Have Little or No Emergency Savings

If you faced a sudden emergency and had to come up with $1,000 cash in a hurry, could you do it easily? Or would it be a struggle? If coming up with $1,000 in a pinch would be difficult for you, you’re not alone. A recent Associated Press poll of Americans from all walks of…

Reuters Report: Death of Prince Prompts Renewed Interest in Wills

Whenever a celebrity dies, there’s always a ripple effect. The death of Casey Kasem prompted increased interest in issues of health care directives, guardianship and end of life planning. The death of Michael Jackson shed new light on the abuse of prescription drugs. Now, barely six weeks after the death of the rock star Prince,…

Balancing Work and Play in Retirement: is “Consulteering” the Answer?

We recently read an article in the New York Times that seems to reflect the sentiment of more and more of our clients. The title is “Work a Little, Play a Little: a New Retirement Strategy.” Click on the title to read this recent piece, and see if you can relate. The article spotlights several…

Five Key Health Issues the Presidential Candidates Aren’t Talking About

In any presidential campaign – but especially this one – we seem to get more “heat” than “light” from the candidates. In the midst of a sea of rhetoric, some of it juvenile and much of it trivial, we sometimes long for substantive discussion of the problems we face as a society. That’s one reason…

Budget Cuts, Strict Regulations Keep Many “Trapped” in Nursing Homes

A just-published investigation in the New York Times revealed a startling and disturbing fact. Of the estimated 1.4 million Americans living in nursing homes, many could thrive living elsewhere with some basic home help, but are unwillingly confined to the institutions where they live. In some cases this situation has persisted for decades. We encourage…

Be Careful: Those Free Online Retirement Calculators Might be Wrong!

It seems that many people approaching retirement are in desperate of need good advice, but don’t like paying for it. So they turn to free tools and resources that promise to do the job of retirement planning. Unfortunately, those free retirement planning tools available online may not cost anything – but some of them just…

Caring for Elders While Holding a Job: the Prescription for Stress

A recent report on the blog of the AARP reports on a problem that will sound familiar to a growing number of Americans. Nearly 24 million workers are holding down paying jobs while at the same serving as family caregivers – and that combination is a sure prescription for stress, fatigue and uncertainty. You can…

Alzheimer’s Toll is Emotional – and Financial, Caregivers Say

A few months ago the Alzheimer’s Association released a report that will probably come as no surprise to those caring for loved ones suffering with the disease – but it may be an eye-opener to the rest of us. We found this article describing the report on the website of National Public Radio. The first…

U.S. Finally Shuts Down Psychic Scam with Millions of Victims

A few months ago we wrote about a worldwide scam involving a so-called French psychic named Maria Duval. This fraud has victimized millions of people, many of them elderly. We shared this story in this blog article from last February based on reporting done by CNN. Because many of our clients are caring for aging…

New Report: Artificial Skin Can Make Wrinkles Disappear

According to a recent report just published in the scientific journal Nature Materials, scientists may be on the verge of creating something many men and women could really get excited about. They may have discovered an artificial “second skin” that can make wrinkles disappear – at least temporarily. We found the story of this anti-wrinkle…