Long-Term Care

7 Things You Need to Know About Long-Term Care

7 Things You Need to Know About Long-Term Care

Recent research by the US Department of Health & Human Services projects that most seniors age 65 or older will need long-term care at some point in their lives. As noted by the long-term care experts at the Mayo Clinic®, “If

7 Ways You Can Proactively Plan for Long-Term Care as You Age

Planning for Long-Term Care

None of us has a crystal ball. Illness, injury or disability can occur at any time during our retirement years. Healthcare, legal and financial authorities agree that planning for the long-term care needs of yourself, or an older loved one, is extremely important.

9 Expert Tips for Choosing the Right Long-Term Care

9 Key Factors for Choosing the Right Long-Term Care

9 Key Factors for Choosing the Right Long-Term Care

“With the rapid growth in the number of older Americans, an increasing number of families today have a loved one who is in need of long-term care or skilled nursing care,” says Susan Irrgang, Executive Director at Saunders House, located in Wynnewood, PA. 

“But choosing the right long-term care community can be complicated. Many families ask: Where do I begin? What factors should I consider in choosing? How do I know if the long-term care community I choose will be best for my love one?

Expert Tips for Planning for Long-Term Care

Your Guide to Planning for Long-term Care for a Loved One

Your Guide to Planning for Long-term Care for a Loved One

“Today, we are fortunate to live in an age when science, medicine and nutrition have made it possible to live longer lives,” says Susan Irrgang, Executive Director of Saunders House located in Wynnewood, PA

“However, all of us are all still vulnerable to the changes that accompany the aging process. And while none of us can predict or change what the future holds, we all have the ability to prepare and plan for it to have some control over how it effects our lives,” adds Susan.

Tips for Deciding When It’s Time for Long-Term Care

Tips for Making a Positive Transition to Long-Term Care

Making a Positive Transition to Long-Term Care

Stacey Houseknecht, Director of Quality of Life at Saunders House in Wynnewood, PA, says, “Most of us don’t like major changes or disruptions in our lives, no matter what our age. However, as we age we seem more inclined to cling to things that are familiar and comfortable, including our homes, possessions and daily routines.

Tips for Making Long-Term Care Feel Like Home for Your Loved One

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