Category Archives: Uncategorized

Helping Our Aging Loved Ones While Visiting During The Holidays: 5 Pieces of Information To Collect And Save

The next few weeks seem to be a busy time for adult children visiting their elder relatives. Here are 5 recommendations for adult children to gather important information that may be needed in case of a future health crisis.  Medicare Card: With the Medicare Open Enrollment application period having just ended December 7th, many of […]

Why Choose Preferred Living Solutions?

Preferred Living Solutions is an Aging Life Care™/Geriatric care management company serving adult children and families who are caring for aging parents or others facing health issues. When daily living needs and routines change for you or a loved one, Preferred Living Solutions will be there for you to guide the process. Here are the […]

Learning and Understanding the Signs of Elder Abuse

At Preferred Living Solutions, we are committed to learning more about Elder Abuse so that we can protect our loved ones. I learned that the Area Agency of Aging Ombudsmen, Adult Protective Services, and County Social Services is our seniors’ allies. When they receive a report (and it can be confidential), first they listen, observe, […]

Elder Abuse Awareness

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) started on June 15th, 2006. WEAAD was created to bring awareness of the cultural, social, and economic processes that heavily affect elderly abuse and neglect. WEAAD works hard to educate individuals, organizations, and communities on how to identify, address, and prevent elderly abuse and neglect.  How do we spot […]

Breaking Barriers to Healthy Communication

Family dynamics throughout the dementia journey are a powerful force. Stressful times can launch (or re-ignite) family feuds, hurt feelings, and communication challenges. Family structures, personal beliefs, personalities, and family history can make for complicated situations when it comes to caring about and caring for a person living with dementia and their loved ones. Our […]