Got Aging Parents? Don’t miss this opportunity.

Got Aging Parents? Don't Miss This Opportunity! If you’re like most people, you worry about your aging loved ones. You see them getting older right in front of you. You can’t believe how quickly their life has gone by. You promise yourself you’ll spend more quality time with them, get more photos of them, and

New Rules for End of Life Care

Caring for someone as they approach the end of their life is not the same as caring for someone who is going to get better. Unfortunately, most people don't know this. Barbara Karnes, RN created "New Rules For End of Life Care" an educational kit that teaches people how to care for their loved one

Free Membership to REUNIONCare

In honor of it being National Family Caregivers Month REUNIONCare is giving away FREE memberships. Offer good till 11/30/16. Get yours today! The healthcare and aging services are in chaos. Waiting lists, insurance denials, lack of funding emphasize that today's needs vastly outweigh the resources. Families and professionals alike are lost trying to navigate the

Help for Veterans – Elder Care Costs

VA AID & ATTENDANCE BENEFIT There is a little known benefit providing help and support for elder care costs. Veterans and their survivors may be eligible for additional monetary payments called the “VA Aid & Attendance Pension Benefit.” These benefits are paid out to the recipients each month in addition to their monthly pension, to

Powerful. Did you see this?

This story is entitled, “The Most Important Thing to Remember When You Hit a Rust Patch.” It is so powerful and moving! What an amazing and wonderful gift this video is. We all need to ask ourselves, “What if this happened to me?” Watch this, then think about what matters most in life. Time is

Aging In Place – Is your ‘Village’ ready?

The famous saying, “It takes a village … to raise a child” is especially true when it comes to aging adults because, "It takes a village ... to help seniors age in place." Fortunately, a new type of “village” has arrived, and I think it’s wonderful concept. Groups of people are banding together across the

Health Care Proxy Lessons from the Casey Kasem Case

Health Care Proxy Lessons from the Casey Kasem Case One of the most common things I see at A Better Life™ is clients with problems caused by not having prepared their end-of-life documents properly, or not having any advance directives or health care proxy's completed at all.  Time and time again, I hear the stories

CMP™ Accreditation Makes Big Splash

CMP™ Accreditation Makes Big Splash Michael Anthony, Author of The Medicaid Planning Guidebook, and Team Member of A Better Life™, announced that the Certified Medicaid Planner (CMP™) Program received a national accreditation designation. With 40 million Americans over 65 potentially needing help, and few advisors trained in proper Medicaid Planning techniques to help them, the CMP™ credential is gaining national attention