Author Archive: Michele Bayno BSW

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A Guest Post: Saving For Funeral Costs

A Guest Post: Saving For Funeral Costs

| May 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Saving For Funeral Costs Planning for old age is never a pleasant thing to do, but it is necessary in order to see that everything is covered and your family is aware of your wishes regarding potential care or funeral arrangements. The cost of going into a care home and the cost of funerals are [...]

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How to Help During National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month (November 2012)

How to Help During National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month (November 2012)

| November 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

How to Help During National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month (November 2012) When President Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in 1983, less than two million Americans had Alzheimer’s. Today, the disease affects approximately 5.4 million. According to The Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States [...]

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Life Over 50

Life Over 50

| October 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

*Life over 50* It’s hard to believe I’ve finally made it. Life Insurance company, Fifty seemed too distant growing up. I still feel very young and now that I am here I might as well enjoy it. The only thing is that now I have much less concern for myself. The wellbeing of my loved [...]

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Mandate In Case Of Incapacity

Mandate In Case Of Incapacity

| September 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

Mandate In Case Of Incapacity Written By: Michele Bayno PSW Are you wondering what you would need to do if a loved one became incapacitated? For example, your aging mother has been forgetful lately and she is making errors while writing out checks to pay the bills. Another example may be that your elderly father [...]

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How Can A Medical Alert System Benefit My Elderly Parents?

How Can A Medical Alert System Benefit My Elderly Parents?

| September 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

How Can A Medical Alert System Benefit My Elderly Parents? Written By: Michele Bayno BA, BSW A question I frequently get from my readers is: “My elderly parents live alone. How can I help to ensure their safety and well being?” When I visit an elderly client in their home one of the first recommendations [...]

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Elderly Issues

Elderly Issues

| July 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

                                               Written By: Michele Bayno BSW Are you, or someone you love elderly?  Today, the elderly population face many serious issues. They are sometimes subjected to everything from financial stress to social isolation. Following, I will discuss some of the most important issues that the elderly person may face. This article was written [...]

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The History Of Assisted Living

The History Of Assisted Living

| February 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Thank You Monica Trivedi for sharing this important information concerning Assisted Living. Permission has been granted to reproduce this article on my website by author. Source of Information: http://www.assistedlivinghistory.com/   Below is a detailed overview of how assisted living facilities have evolved over the years, as well as some thoughts about the future of assisted [...]

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“Seniors”

“Seniors”

| January 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Seniors” Written By: Michele Bayno BSW, BA Seniors and their caregivers have many challenges today. A simple activity such as taking a daily bath may be difficult for a senior. Making a simple meal may also create numerous challenges. Medications may not be taken according to the doctors’ orders. Possibly, they may not be consumed [...]

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Agency of Aging

Agency of Aging

| January 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Agency Of Aging It seems a great deal of people search these terms every month. If you have landed here it is possible that this website may have something you are looking for. We specialize in the needs of the elderly as they transition through the different stages of life. Becoming a senior can be [...]

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Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Should Know

Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Should Know

| January 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Should Know Written By: Michele Bayno BSW, BA Alzheimer’s can be tricky. It can present itself with symptoms that seem innocent enough. For example, you may just be forgetting things, but we all do from time to time. According to Joseph Hanna (B.Sc. Phm., CDE, CGP), it is estimated that this [...]

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