Training senior care providers

When I was in corporate America, the companies I worked for invested a lot of money in employee education and development. Part of the reason this is on my mind right now is because I saved all of my training manuals and just had the opportunity to go through them. I can see how training [...]

By |November 29th, 2014|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

Selfies for Seniors

selfie Pronunciation: sel·fie Definition: A picture you take of yourself, or yourself with others, when you hold your cellphone at arm’s length, point the phone’s camera at yourself and press the button. You may think selfies are just for the Millennial Generation, but really selfies are for everyone! And, we invite you to get into [...]

By |November 24th, 2014|In the News|0 Comments

Determining your primary health care coverage provider

  Q:  I recently applied for my Medicare benefits and soon after received a form to complete asking for information about employer’s health plans that I might be entitled to. Why would Medicare need such information? A:  Medicare needs to know about other health care coverage in order to establish your benefits file and to [...]

By |November 18th, 2014|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

Determining your primary health care coverage provider

Q: I recently applied for my Medicare benefits and soon after received a form to complete asking for information about employer’s health plans that I might be entitled to. Why would Medicare need such information? A: Medicare needs to know about other health care coverage in order to establish your benefits file and to determine whether Medicare [...]

By |November 18th, 2014|Betty Berry's Column, The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

Testing for Alzheimer’s

I know many people who worry about getting Alzheimer’s because a grandparent, parent or sibling suffers from it. When keys are lost, eyeglasses are misplaced, or things historically recalled are forgotten, family members of those with Alzheimer’s or other dementias often wonder if they, too, have the disease. But according to the Alzheimer’s Association, the [...]

By |November 13th, 2014|The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

Signs your aging parents might need help

Q:  Over the holidays I will be spending some time with my dad, who lives in another state. For some time I have been concerned about him continuing to live alone. What signs might indicate that it may be time to seek assistance for him? A:  A number of activities could send up a red [...]

By |November 11th, 2014|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

Signs your aging parents might need help

Q: Over the holidays I will be spending some time with my dad, who lives in another state. For some time I have been concerned about him continuing to live alone. What signs might indicate that it may be time to seek assistance for him? A: A number of activities could send up a red flag warning [...]

By |November 11th, 2014|Betty Berry's Column, The Other Side of 50|0 Comments

Checking for Medicare fraud by in-home agencies

Q:  In the past I’ve heard about Medicare fraud and how important it is for everyone to fight it. I’m sure fraud occurs in all areas of care but am concerned with services provided by in-home agencies. What red flags would you suggest we look for? A:  You are correct. Fraud occurs in all areas [...]

By |November 4th, 2014|Betty Berry's Column|0 Comments

Checking for Medicare fraud by in-home agencies

Q: In the past I’ve heard about Medicare fraud and how important it is for everyone to fight it. I’m sure fraud occurs in all areas of care but am concerned with services provided by in-home agencies. What red flags would you suggest we look for? A: You are correct. Fraud occurs in all areas of our [...]

By |November 4th, 2014|Betty Berry's Column, The Other Side of 50|0 Comments