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The AgingOptions blog (short for web-log) is a collection of stories, suggestions and thoughts by our qualified staff, and industry related

information from other websites that we feel is relevant to our customers.Our blog is the best way to keep up-to-date on current issues, new ideas and important

considerations as you navigate your way through the elder planning process. You can simply click on any of the stories below, or choose from the options to the left of this

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Medicaid Coverage of Nursing Home Care: Who Qualifies, Who Doesn’t

On our radio program and in our seminars, one of categories of questions we receive most frequently involves Medicaid.  This social health care program for individuals and families with limited means has been around since 1965, and it’s true that many changes have been enacted through the years. Yet the level of misunderstanding and misinformation […]

Dreaming of a Happy Retirement? Read These 10 Surprising Secrets

Here at AgingOptions we’re always searching for good, solid, practical information about retirement, the kind our clients, readers and radio listeners can use. Unfortunately, we run across a lot of bad retirement advice – which makes it so refreshing when we discover the good kind. The article described below is a case in point. On […]

It’s Official: Doctors Admit that Drugs Can’t Fix Most People’s Back Pain

Do you suffer from lower back pain? If you do, you’re definitely not alone. Medical studies have shown that nearly seven out of eight adults suffer periodically with this painful condition, and for about 23 percent of adults lower back pain is considered “chronic” which means it lasts 12 weeks or more. Lower back pain […]

Secret to Weight Loss: Try These 10 Simple Tips and Stick With It!

So the New Year, 2017, isn’t so “new” anymore, is it? February is more than half gone already – and we suspect some of your New Year’s Resolutions have faded away by now as well. But if one of your resolutions was to lose weight, don’t be discouraged. We have some good news for you: […]

02-04-17 Radio Show (2nd Hr)

2nd Hour-KTTH & KIRO [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download Part 2

02-04-17 Radio Show (1st Hr)

1st Hour-KTTH & KIRO [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download Part 1

02-11-17 Radio Show (2nd Hr)

2nd Hour-KTTH & KIRO [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download Part 2

02-11-17 Radio Show (1st Hr)

1st Hour-KTTH & KIRO [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download Part 1

Reverse Mortgages Can Be Wonderful – but Beware of Scam Artists

It should come as no surprise to friends of AgingOptions that we’re big fans of reverse mortgages – in the right circumstances. Over the past year or more we’ve noted with interest how a growing number of financial experts have begun singing the praises of this once-maligned financial instrument. For some seniors in some situations, […]

Some Helpful Tips for Daily Life with a Loved One Who Has Dementia

Are you living with loved one who is suffering with Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia? If you are, then you are suffering, too. Living with a parent or spouse whose mental capacity is deteriorating is one of the most painful, stressful, frustrating things a person can do. Besides the personal family experience […]

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