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Vlog: Death Planning

Failing to plan is planning to fail. How do you plan for death? Surround yourself with the right people and accurately communicate what you would like for your last chapter of life.

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Vlog: Dementia Sucks

The realities of dementia. There is no easy way to deal with this disease. Show up and be in the moment — and know, you don’t have to go at this alone! Resources for you:1. Alzheimer’s Association2. Memory Loss & Ten Early Signs3. BU Alzheimer’s Disease Center For more information, visit our blog posts on…

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Vlog: Difficult Conversations

Are you worried about having important, yet difficult conversations with your aging loved ones? Join us as we talk about where to start, what your role should be and what to expect. For more information, visit our blogs:Talking With My Elderly Parents…

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Vlog: Downsizing

The thought of leaving and potentially selling the long-time family home can be stressful, emotional and physically exhausting. Join us as we briefly touch on the downsizing process and what you should think about. For information, visit our blog posts: Real Estate for Mature Sellers…

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Vlog: How To Find An Elder Law Attorney

Join Dovetail Companies as we talk about how you can find the best Elder Law Attorney for you and your loved ones. Your needs are unique, find the right professional for your needs. Resources available to you: 1. Find an Elder Law & Estate Planning Attorney that will best suit your needs National Academy of…

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Vlog: How To Pay For Senior Care

Paying for Senior Care can seem overwhelming, especially in times when older adults are living longer. Join us as we talk about the various ways to pay for Senior Care and the resources that are available. Tips for you: 1. Talk to your Financial Planner to determine what you can afford2. Contact Dovetail Companies to…

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Vlog: How To Sell Your Home For Top Dollar

We are going to tell you something you have never heard before! Looking to sell your home for top dollar? Join us as we talk about our proven method for listing and selling your home quicker and for top dollar. Resources available to you: 1. Find a Seniors Real Estate Specialist in your area 2.

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Vlog: Parent Child Role Reversal

Older adults do not typically plan to have their adult child take care of them later in life. Slowly over time as needs increase, you step into the role of a caregiver. Join us as we talk about the emotional components. You are not alone, there are resources and professionals to help! For more information,…

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Vlog: Pre-planning For Your Later Years

Financial and Legal Planning is so important later in life and yet so many people have not effectively planned for their future. Failing to plan is planning to fail. Join us as we talk about having a good grasp on your future, who you would like to help you make decisions if you are not…

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Vlog: Redefining Independence Later In Life

Unfortunately, many older adults come to a point in their lives where they start to feel a loss of independence (i.e. in their physical ability, social interactions, purpose in life). We are here to tell you that as long as you are in control of your decisions, you can remain independent. Join us as we…

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Vlog: The Cost of Assisted Living and How To Fund It

Join us as we talk about the cost of Assisted Living and how to fund it. Unfortunately, it is not black and white. There are many different options and offerings available to you. You are going to want to consider the type of community you are looking for, what your specific needs are and what…

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Vlog: The Importance of Estate Planning

Join us as we discuss the importance of Estate Planning and how to identify the right Elder Law Attorney for your unique needs. Resources for you: 1. National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys2. National Elder Law Foundation For more information, visit our blog posts:Why You Need An Elder Law AttorneyWorking With An Elder Law Attorney…

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Vlog: The Role of An Aging Life Care Professional

An Aging Life Care professional, also known as a geriatric care manager, is a professional that takes client-centered approach to caring for older adults. They work with the older adult and/or their families to ensure quality care and support. Resources available to you:1. For more information and to find an Aging Life Care Professional near…

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Vlog: When Is It Time For Memory Care?

When is it time to explore Memory Care for a loved one? Join us as we talk about the benefits of Memory Care and when to notice clear signs that it might be time — for your loved one and for your own peace of mind. Resources available to you:1. Alzheimer’s Association2. BU Alzheimer’s Disease…

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Vlog: When To Take The Keys Away

Nervous about letting your loved one continue driving later in life? Is it your responsibility to take the keys away? Before you set out to have the conversation, assess the situation. Taking the keys away from an older adult can make them feel like they are losing their independence. There are professionals to help! Join…

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Understanding the Complexities of Hoarding

It wasn’t what I had expected to walk into. I had been called in to help an academically distinguished older woman find the best senior living option to meet her needs. All I had known about her prior to this meeting were two things: 1) Her home was worth $1.5M and 2) She was professionally…

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Signs of Dementia

Dementia is not a single disease; it’s an overall term – like heart disease – that covers a wide range of medical conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about the warning signs.

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3 Reasons You Need a Financial Advisor

With the costs of eldercare rising, many are left wondering how they will afford to cover their expenses both short and long term. We share a few reasons to work with a financial advisor.

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Why You Need an Elder Law Attorney

An Elder Law Attorney specialize in servicing our aging population with legal matters as they relate to health care, long term planning, estate planning, Social Security, Medicare/Medicaid, and more.

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End of Life Discussions

Very few of us want to face the fact that there will come a day our parents will no longer be with us in the physical – and the harsh reality is that failing to plan is planning to fail.

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Working with an Elder Law Attorney

There are many laws pertaining to trust and estate planning, it’s imperative to work with an Elder Law Attorney who is aware of any changes that may occur at the state and federal level.

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Types of Home Care Agencies

Many seniors are choosing to stay in their homes and receive care over moving to an assisted living community. Before making the decision, it’s important to understand all of your options.

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Selecting a Home Care Agency

Finding the right home care agency for you or your loved one can be compared to finding the right job. Our resources help us develop a list of questions to ask.

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Finding the Right Home Care Option

Whether you are in a moment of “crisis” or planning ahead, oftentimes it can be very difficult to start the process of looking for the right Home Care agency for yourself or a loved one.

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