Good info from AARP: Helping Seniors lower medical bills.
One thing most elders have in common is the burden of increased medical bills and higher costs for items such as prescriptions, glasses, hearing aids and even Doctor visits. When you live on a fixed income higher costs can be financially and emotionally draining. Here’s a quick video from AARP with some simple solutions that may be of help.
Brian A. Raphan, P.C.
7 Penn Plaza, 8th Floor
New York, New York 10001
I’d like to share this insight from Melanie Haiken, Caring.com senior editor: It’s no fun to lie awake worrying all the time. But if you have elderly parents or other family members living alone, that’s what you do, especially as time goes on and you know they aren’t fully able to take care of themselves anymore. Your first thought may be of a nursing home or assisted living, but many seniors feel strongly about staying in their homes and aging in place. If that’s the case, your next call is to an in-home care agency — but first you probably want to figure out how to pay for it. Read more>