What to Do When an Aging Loved One Dies

If and when my parent passes away (which will likely take place in my own home), I wouldn’t know what to do. Most people don’t know what to do. The process itself is overwhelming to think about.

As Alzheimer’s Awareness Month Begins, NAPGCM Releases New Survey Findings: How to Help Loved Ones with Dementia Cope with the Loss of a Spouse

There are creative and effective ways to help an aging parent, family member or loved one who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia cope with the loss of their spouse, according to a new survey of aging experts released today

When is it OK to Lie to Your Aging Parents? NAPGCM Releases Survey Findings on Sensitive Family Topic of the “Fiblet” to Kick Off National Geriatric Care Managers Month

From our earliest days we are taught never to lie, especially never to our mother or father. However, a new survey of aging experts reveals that telling a “fiblet” can actually be therapeutic when adult children are faced with telling

Financial Abuse of Elderly on the Rise, New Survey by NAPGCM Finds

Financial abuse and exploitation of older Americans is on the rise, according to a new survey released today by the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM). The survey, which also identified theft of money by family, friends, neighbors

HHS OIG Report and Care Manager Survey Show Need for Changes to Medicare Hospital “Observation Status” Rules To Assure Seniors’ Access to Needed Nursing Home Care

A report released today by the HHS Inspector General and a survey of aging experts by the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) demonstrate the need to better protect seniors’ access to nursing home care. The NAPGCM survey

The Accidental Caregiver

You’ve heard people say it and maybe you have even said it yourself. “Don’t worry Mom or Dad, I’ll take care of you in your old age.” This always seems to be a simple loving gesture on your part as