This video was produced by the Larimer County Office on Aging in 2008. Some information regarding the Larimer County Caregiver Coalition may not be current. Contact Lynette McGowan at 970-498-7758 for more information.
It’s not easy to talk about how you want the end of your life to be. But it’s one of the most important conversations you can have with your loved ones. Front Range Hospice has partnered with the Conversation Project to help you have The Conversation. What is the Conversation Project, You ask? Let me […]
How much do you know about Medicare Advantage Plans? If your answer is, “Not much,” then now might be a good time to take a closer look for yourself or on behalf of an elderly loved one. We’ve outlined the 5 W’s of Medicare Advantage Plans to help you understand exactly how they work: What […]
For centuries, music has been known to calm people down and provide relief from stress and tension. Neuroscientists, now equipped with brain scanning technology, have a renewed interest in finding how music affects our neural circuits. Researchers in Finland using magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) found that music listening recruits not only the auditory areas of […]
When we talk about spring-cleaning, most people think about dusting blinds and cleaning out closets. But what about de-cluttering your budget? It may not feel as instantly rewarding as, say, a sparkling sink or freshly scrubbed countertop, but the long-term benefits of financial organization far outweigh these examples of temporary tidiness. Plus, it requires a […]
The Elder Care Network of Northern Colorado donated 5% of their profits for 2015 to two organizations: Foundation on Aging and Elderhaus of Fort Collins. Foundation On Aging (FOA) has been in existence since 1986. They are primarily a volunteer organization with minimal overhead and an established track record, which is actively engaged in trying […]
Experts have said that by the time you’re approaching 40 and a loved one is around 70, you should have had the “talk” about issues so many families want to avoid. These conversations aren’t always easy, and often, barriers and hurdles can get in the way of important family conversations about a variety of topics […]
For years the Center for Medicare Services, CMS, has been talking about reforming the hospice payment. Since the hospice benefit was carved out in 1983 there have been no significant changes in reimbursement. Rate Information obtained for National Hospice and Palliative Care For years the Center for Medicare Services, CMS, has been talking about reforming […]