How to Respond to Unfounded Accusations When Dementia Is Involved

Have you ever been accused of lying or stealing, even though you were just looking to help? Unfortunately, this hurtful scenario can be fairly common in dementia care. As a person’s brain is changing, it can start to link facts and details in weird and unusual ways. This false-memory phenomenon can happen fairly early on, even when a person is only experiencing mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and not yet a true dementia. Read more...

The Truth About Decluttering and Downsizing

Chances are if you are like most Americans, you have more stuff than you need, want, or know what to do with. This is especially true if you have lived in the same house for over 25 years. So, if you are planning a future move or simply want to simplify life a bit, what do you do with all the excess? What makes it so essential to tackle this overwhelming mature life task? How do you take action? What are all of the options? Read more...

Untapped Resources & Your Nest Egg

You have spent years saving and have done your best to prepare for retirement. But how much is enough? During this exploration of the various expenses associated with senior living and residential healthcare options, we will answer these questions and more. Read more...

Solo Aging: How to Cope & Help Others

Are you alone? Anticipate aging alone at some point? Or just feel “alone” sometimes? Are you wondering how to support a friend or loved one? In September's Empowered Senior Series we hear from experts on how to navigate successfully through a myriad of complex issues. Read more...

Senior Resources

Empowered Seniors has compiled a list with links to helps point you or your loved one to helpful organizations and resources centered around seniors, their families and caregivers. We hope that these will help provide you with the information you are looking for. Read more...
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