WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT VETERANS AID AND ATTENDANCE BENEFITS WHAT IS “VETERANS AID AND ATTENDANCE” MONTHLY PENSION? Veterans Aid and Attendance is a veteran’s disability pension benefit. To receive this benefit, a veteran or surviving spouse must require the aid of another person to perform basic activities of daily living such as bathing,…

If you are lucky enough to have a mom over 80 years old the following are some useful inexpensive gifts she may appreciate (pair any of the below with a card and flowers): Handmade photo collage featuring her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren Basket or decorative box containing stamps, pen and assorted cards separated by category…

Author:  Tom Zeiser, PT, DPT, CSCS, CKTP Staying active while we age is important, and the outdoors offer ample opportunities to exercise, socialize and more. To make the most of your time outdoors, take the following precautions to avoid outdoor fall risks, like uneven, cracked or difficult walking surfaces: Use knee pads and kneel while…

WHAT SERVICES DOES MEDICARE COVER? Find Out by Knowing the A, B, C &D’s of Medicare In the 1940’s, President Truman advocated for a national health plan to insure seniors in retirement. Former President Truman became the first MEDICARE enrollee when legislation was enacted in 1965.  Medicare Part A benefits started July 1, 1966, and…

What is the difference between Personal Care and Assisted Living in Pennsylvania? Until a few years ago the term personal care home (PCH) and assisted living residence (ALR) was interchangeable. Seniors and families looking for communities that provided assistance with personal care (bathing, dressing, toileting, transferring and medication management) as well as meals, housekeeping and transportation stated they were…

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