The following are a list of helpful and insightful senior care resources, which include everything from senior care guides, to glossary terms, to financial planning articles, to visual graphics on the state of senior care.
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Senior Living Infographics
- Is Social Media Ruining Our Minds? – As more and more people flock to social media, it’s becoming clear that it’s having a profound effect on our brains.
- How Long Will I Live? – With advances in medical technology, we’re living longer and longer. Find out why and how long experts predict we’ll live in the future.
- How the 2012 Presidential Election Impacts Senior Citizens – The 2012 presidential election will have a significant impact on senior citizens and this infographic breaks down all the hot button issues.
- Gaming with Granny – Did you know that senior citizens and Baby Boomers make up 38% of all social game players? And that number is only going to continue to rise.
- Baby Boomer Blues: Which Pills are You Popping? – A guide to the myriad of health concerns Baby Boomers face and the pills they take to ease the transition into their golden years.
- Senior Housing Trends – A look at the trends in senior housing and how they’re changing the face of senior citizen housing
- Nursing Home Closures – The elderly population is exploding, yet nursing homes are closing. This infographic illustrates the severity of nursing home closures.
Faith-Based Senior Care Options
Many seniors are devoutly religious and their faith plays a major role in their lives. There are a number of assisted living facilities for each faith that center around their resident’s religious beliefs.
- Catholic Assisted Living Facilities
- Jewish Assisted Living Facilities
- Christian Assisted Living Facilities
- Presbyterian Assisted Living Facilities
Money, Finance and Legal Matters for Seniors
Caring for the elderly isn’t just about healthcare but often involves financial and legal matters too, which can include everything from establishing living trusts to selecting the right long term care insurance.
- Senior Life Settlements
- Long Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgages for Seniors
- Revocable Living Trusts
For even more financial tips and advice, check out The Ultimate Guide Finance for Seniors.
Elder Care Glossary Terms
Our Elder Care Glossary is designed to help you learn more about some of the most commonly used terms in elder care, senior housing and assisted living facility decision making.
- Accelerated Death Benefits
- Activities of Daily Living
- Adult Day Care
- Adult Family Homes
- Aging in Place
- At Home Care
- Board and Care Homes
- Care Allowance Plan
- Continuing Care Contract
- Continuing Care Retirement Communities
- Custodial Care
- Death Benefit Loans
- Geriatric Assessment
- Home Care Aides
- Life Care Contract
- Life Settlement
- Look Back Penalty
- Medicare Gap
- Medicare Savings Program
- Medicare Supplemental Insurance
- Medicare Spend Down
- Palliative Care
- Program of All Inclusive Care in the Elderly
- Progressive Neurological Condition
- Skilled Care
- Skilled Nursing Care
The ALTY Awards is our annual awards event where we honor the best senior living and elder care articles and blog posts from around the Web. Winners are voted on by our readers.
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Assisted Living Today Around the Web
We’ve had a number of posts placed on other blogs around the Web as well. Here are some examples:
- How to Combat Aging in Mixed Martial Arts on the MMA Zone, a provider of MMA Gear & Supplies
- Assisted Living Facilities versus Nursing Homes on Elderly Kind
- The Three Best Places to Retire on Baby Boomers Dot Com
If you’re interested in having the team at Assisted Living Today contribute content to your blog or site, just send us a note.
About Our Nominations of the Top Assisted Living Facilities by State
Every month we select the top assisted living facilities in a particular state. People often ask us how we determine the top states. To learn more about our criteria, check out About Assisted Living Today’s Top Assisted Living Facilities
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