Summer Fun for Elders and Caregivers

Whether you enjoy staying active or reading a good book, remember to stay cool and enjoy the warm weather.

Whether you enjoy staying active or reading a good book, remember to stay cool and enjoy the warm weather.

The hot summer months can be hard for everyone, but especially seniors. Often it is advisable to stay indoors and keep cool in order to avoid heat related illnesses. Nevertheless, summer is a time to enjoy the warm weather and the activities that come with it.

How can you and your caregiver stay active and enjoy your summer while staying cool and healthy? Here are some tips and examples of senior friendly summer activities.

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Protecting Mom and Dad When a New Love Appears

How You Benefit from Powers of AttorneySince people are living longer, it is not uncommon for widows and widowers to live 5, 10 even 15 years after a spouse dies.

After a while, needlework, gardening, grandchildren and traveling may not fill the void. Mom or Dad will want some companionship. While many men and women have established wonderful relationships the second time around, there are times when a companion is more interested in Mom or Dad’s assets, than in Mom or Dad.

There are steps that a concerned adult child can take to prevent a companion from separating Mom and Dad from his or her hard-earned money, though the assistance of an elder law attorney can be essential for effective senior asset protection.

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