Episode 17: Finding the Right Match for Retirement Living

In this episode of the Aging in America Podcast, senior living advisor, Beth Friesen, shares how Oasis Senior Advisors help caregivers and adult children select a community that fits their needs. Beth developed a passion for senior living after helping…

Why Aging in Place is like Ordering Carry-Out

This article was contributed by Louis Tenenbaum at HomesRenewed.org.  Ordering Carry-Out and Aging in Place Have a Lot in Common. Really?  Yep. Think of it this way….. Restaurant sales seem limited by the number of seats in the dining room. Some…

Episode 16: Should You Have Your Child Serve As Your Power of Attorney?

As you plan your estate, it’s natural to think of your children as the ones who would serve as your power of attorney. However, this may not be the right move for a variety of reasons. On this episode of the…

Episode 15: Baby boomer tips for re-purposing your career

In this episode of the Aging in America Podcast we talk about Baby Boomer Career Tips! We interview Cindy Heider-Kaliff, the founder of Career Life Options and co-founder of Boomer-ANG. Cindy has been a specialized practitioner for 20 years. In…

Episode 14: Tips for Downsizing, Rightsizing, and Making a Move

Need some tips for downsizing? We have the expert on this episode! Changing Spaces Owner Jeannine Bryant shares how her company helps seniors manage transition through rightsizing and relocation services. She believes we don’t downsize, we simply rightsize and choose…

Episode 13: Signs of Caregiver Burnout

Caregiver burnout is real. And it’s a challenge facing hundreds of thousands of Americans. In this episode of the Aging in America Podcast, we will be talking about this very thing. Caregiver burnout* is a state of physical, emotional, and mental…

Episode 12: New Strategies to Fight the Rising Costs of Aging with Louis Tenenbaum

Louis Tenenbaum is the founder of the Aging in Place Institute. He is also a leading authority on aging in place- the idea that our homes are the most desirable and economical place for housing and care. Tenenbaum is an…

Episode 11: Inside Secrets from a Former Senior Care Franchise Owner

Scott Neal is a former Right-at-Home Franchise Owner from Lincoln, Nebraska. In this episode, we talk about his personal story and the life events that prompted him to seek an opportunity in the senior care industry. We also talk about…

Episode 10: Exercise Prescriptions and Healthy Seniors at the Lincoln YMCA

On this episode, JP Lauterbach of the Lincoln YMCA shares the many things the Y is doing to serve aging adults. With chronic disease accounting for more than 84% of our nation’s health care costs, the YMCA is working hard…

How to Become a Foster Grandparent

We recently had the privilege of speaking about the Foster Grandparent program with Elisa Stutheit with Aging Partners in Lincoln, Nebraska. She offered some in-depth insight about this program designed to provide individuals age 55+ with an opportunity to give back…

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest – Who won?

Which Tree Do You Like Best? Sunlight Support was pleased to partner with Hospice Community Care of Nebraska to judge a Christmas tree decorating contest amongst several Lincoln assisted living communities! The winners are listed below. Which one do you like…

Episode 009: Learning about Long Term Care Insurance

Planning for the Aging Process & Long Term Care Insurance In this episode of the Aging in America podcast, we discuss financial planning (specifically end of life care and long term care insurance) with Craig Sundberg, a financial advisor with…

Episode 008: The Five Wishes of Hospice Care

A Personal and Professional Look at Hospice Care In this episode of the Aging in America Podcast we talk with Rhonda Saunders, Director of Marketing for Hospice Community Care of Nebraska. The mission of Hospice Community Care is to provide…

Senior Home Safety Checklist for Aging in Place

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, slip and fall accidents are the main cause of injury among the elderly. For seniors living at home, it is important that the home is safe for aging in place. The decision to…

Episode 007: Advice from a Certified Aging in Place Specialist

Live in your home for life! An Interview with Stefan Carlson, a Certified Aging in Place Specialist. In this episode of the Aging in America Podcast we talk with Stefan Carlson, a Certified Aging in Place Specialist through the National Association of…

Episode 006: Tips for Hiring a Contractor for Home Modifications

Tips for Hiring a Contractor for Home Modifications In this episode of the Aging in America Podcast, Darren Murray, owner of You’re the Boss, discusses the unique challenges that families face when helping a loved one age at home. Studies…

Episode 005: How to Talk About Wills, Estates, and Taxes with an Aging Loved One

Tips for Talking about Estate Planning with an Aging Parent In this episode of the Aging in America Podcast, attorneys Christine Vanderford and Justin Yates discuss the legal issues that families encounter when taking care of an aging loved one….

Episode 004: Staying Strong and Healthy As We Age

Healthy Aging: How the aging process affects the body and what you can do about it In this episode of the Aging in America Podcast, physical therapist Kari Jorgensen talks about healthy aging, and staying strong as we grow older. 

Senior Home Safety Tips To Prevent Falls and Injuries

Many seniors in today’s world prefer to stay in their homes as long as possible. However, as we age, living at home may become more difficult. So we created this video! This video features senior home safety tips in the form…

Episode 003: Preserving the stories of loved ones for future generations, with Dennis Stack

How a Free Technology Can Capture Legacy Stories of Loved Ones In this episode of the Aging in America Podcast, Dennis Stack shares the one regret most people have after the passing of a loved one – the regret that…

Episode 002: Why senior care is broken and how we can fix it

Why Senior Care Needs a New Approach with Brian Workman In this episode of the Aging in America Podcast, Brian Workman shares perspective on the senior care continuum and why it should include more than in-home care and companionship. Brian is the…

Episode 001: An inside look at senior living communities

Senior Living Communities: An Inside Look with Greg Joyce In this episode of the Aging in America Podcast, Greg Joyce shares his experience as leader of one of the area’s top senior living communities. Greg is the CEO of Legacy Retirement…

Home Care Software – Introducing Family Room

From the very beginning, good communication is a key to quality care.  Be open and honest with your caregiver, and encourage him or her to do the same.  With an efficient home care software, concerns can be addressed quickly and…

The Challenges of Being a Family Caregiver (That No One Talks About)

Being a family caregiver is often something we want to do. Our parent(s) begin to decline in health, and we take it on as our responsibility to care for them. After all, they raised us, took care of us….it’s the…

10 Signs You May Need A Professional In-Home Caregiver

Evidence shows that most unpaid family caregivers are ill-prepared for their role and provide care with little or no support, yet more than one-third of them continue to provide intense care to others while suffering from poor health themselves. A substantial body of…

Owning a Senior Care Business, Why The Time is Right Now!

Did you know that in the next 5 years there will be more than 14 million people in the United States over the age of 85? Those are some pretty astounding figures! More than 83% of those people will continue…

30 Warning Signs that Your Aging Parent May Need Help

Life gets busy, and we often find ourselves wanting to get over to check on mom and dad as they age, but time goes by and it doesn’t happen. Then, one day you stop in to say “hi” and you notice…

Recognizing our Aging Residents During Older Americans Month!

As communities across the nation celebrate Older Americans Month in May, they will recognize aging friends, family, neighbors and friends who are taking charge of their health and working to live active and independent lives. In recognition of the 50th…

Cooking for Aging Parents or Loved Ones

We’re excited to offer Mom’s Meals as a solution for At-Home Senior Nutrition! You don’t have to worry about cooking for aging parents or loved ones as this will help. Mom’s Meals is a leading national provider of fresh-made, home-delivered meals…

4 Tips for Moving an Elderly Parent

The home environment is a critical piece of our happiness. We want our loved ones to stay in their homes as they age, but sometimes the home is too big for their needs. Or perhaps the yard is too large…

Real Social Networking for Seniors

Social interaction is an important part of healthy living. But is social networking an adequate substitute for the real thing? You have over 1,000 social network friends, fans, or followers. Certainly you feel like you’re connected to all of these people,…

Senior Nutrition Services Now Available From Sunlight Support

Over six million seniors are malnourished, affecting their health, happiness and quality of life. They may not be able to shop for groceries or prepare them in their home or apartment. Lincoln Senior Care Company, Sunlight Support, recognizes the growing…

Avoiding Burnout When Caring for An Aging Parent

Making the decision to move an aging loved one from their home, or bringing in someone to help with daily caregiving and companionship can be one of the most difficult decisions that you have to make. A majority of adult…

What questions should I ask potential caregivers?

Caring for a loved one is hard. It is a difficult decision to select a caregiver or caregiving agency to come into your home or your loved one’s home to provide some relief. It is very important to educate yourself…

What is Aging in Place?

Many people often ask, “What exactly does it mean to Age in Place?” The answer is very simple. We want your parent or loved one to remain in their own home or dwelling of their choice for as long as it…

Aging in Place Discussed in Huffington Post

As we were doing some research online for a project this week, we stumbled upon this article published last month by the Huffington Post. While we’re aware of the growing population, and the baby boomers entering retirement and the aging…

Get Started on Preparing Your Will

If you or a loved one should pass away without a Will, the state makes the decision as to how to distribute any remaining assets to the appropriate family members or beneficiaries. Creating a Will ensures your wishes are carried…

Identity Protection for You and Your Family

Identity theft affects millions of Americans each year. Sunlight Legal Support offers two high quality identity theft plans to help protect and restore your identity. Sunlight Legal Support Identity Theft Plan provides standard identity monitoring and the Identity Theft Premium…

Aging in Place: Perspective from AARP

AARP defines aging in place and how it will affect our communities in the coming years.

MARCH 24, 2016

Episode 17: Finding the Right...

In this episode of the Aging in America Podcast, senior living advisor, Beth Friesen,...

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MARCH 20, 2016

Why Aging in Place is like...

This article was contributed by Louis Tenenbaum at HomesRenewed.org.  Ordering...

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MARCH 3, 2016

Episode 16: Should You Have...

As you plan your estate, it’s natural to think of your children as the ones who...

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FEBRUARY 26, 2016

Episode 15: Baby boomer tips...

In this episode of the Aging in America Podcast we talk about Baby Boomer Career Tips! We...

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FEBRUARY 18, 2016

Episode 14: Tips for...

Need some tips for downsizing? We have the expert on this episode! Changing Spaces Owner...

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FEBRUARY 3, 2016

Episode 13: Signs of...

Caregiver burnout is real. And it’s a challenge facing hundreds of thousands of...

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JANUARY 27, 2016

Episode 12: New Strategies to...

Louis Tenenbaum is the founder of the Aging in Place Institute. He is also a leading...

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JANUARY 20, 2016

Episode 11: Inside Secrets...

Scott Neal is a former Right-at-Home Franchise Owner from Lincoln, Nebraska. In this...

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JANUARY 12, 2016

Episode 10: Exercise...

On this episode, JP Lauterbach of the Lincoln YMCA shares the many things the Y is doing...

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DECEMBER 30, 2015

How to Become a Foster...

We recently had the privilege of speaking about the Foster Grandparent program with...

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DECEMBER 22, 2015

Christmas Tree Decorating...

Which Tree Do You Like Best? Sunlight Support was pleased to partner with Hospice...

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DECEMBER 9, 2015

Episode 009: Learning about...

Planning for the Aging Process & Long Term Care Insurance In this episode of the...

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NOVEMBER 19, 2015

Episode 008: The Five Wishes...

A Personal and Professional Look at Hospice Care In this episode of the Aging in America...

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NOVEMBER 12, 2015

Senior Home Safety Checklist...

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, slip and fall accidents are the main...

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NOVEMBER 5, 2015

Episode 007: Advice from a...

Live in your home for life! An Interview with Stefan Carlson, a Certified Aging in...

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OCTOBER 20, 2015

Episode 006: Tips for Hiring...

Tips for Hiring a Contractor for Home Modifications In this episode of the Aging in...

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SEPTEMBER 11, 2015

Episode 005: How to Talk...

Tips for Talking about Estate Planning with an Aging Parent In this episode of the Aging...

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SEPTEMBER 4, 2015

Episode 004: Staying Strong...

Healthy Aging: How the aging process affects the body and what you can do about it In...

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SEPTEMBER 2, 2015

Senior Home Safety Tips To...

Many seniors in today’s world prefer to stay in their homes as long as possible....

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AUGUST 28, 2015

Episode 003: Preserving the...

How a Free Technology Can Capture Legacy Stories of Loved Ones In this episode of the...

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AUGUST 14, 2015

Episode 002: Why senior care...

Why Senior Care Needs a New Approach with Brian Workman In this episode of the Aging in...

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AUGUST 13, 2015

Episode 001: An inside look...

Senior Living Communities: An Inside Look with Greg Joyce In this episode of the Aging in...

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JULY 18, 2015

Home Care Software –...

From the very beginning, good communication is a key to quality care.  Be open and...

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JULY 7, 2015

The Challenges of Being a...

Being a family caregiver is often something we want to do. Our parent(s) begin to decline...

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JUNE 5, 2015

10 Signs You May Need A...

Evidence shows that most unpaid family caregivers are ill-prepared for their role and...

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JUNE 2, 2015

Owning a Senior Care...

Did you know that in the next 5 years there will be more than 14 million people in the...

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MAY 27, 2015

30 Warning Signs that Your...

Life gets busy, and we often find ourselves wanting to get over to check on mom and dad...

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MAY 12, 2015

Recognizing our Aging...

As communities across the nation celebrate Older Americans Month in May, they will...

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APRIL 22, 2015

Cooking for Aging Parents or...

We’re excited to offer Mom’s Meals as a solution for At-Home Senior...

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APRIL 1, 2015

4 Tips for Moving an Elderly...

The home environment is a critical piece of our happiness. We want our loved ones to stay...

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MARCH 1, 2015

Real Social Networking for...

Social interaction is an important part of healthy living. But is social networking an...

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FEBRUARY 27, 2015

Senior Nutrition Services Now...

Over six million seniors are malnourished, affecting their health, happiness and quality...

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FEBRUARY 8, 2015

Avoiding Burnout When Caring...

Making the decision to move an aging loved one from their home, or bringing in someone to...

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JANUARY 7, 2015

What questions should I ask...

Caring for a loved one is hard. It is a difficult decision to select a caregiver or...

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JANUARY 6, 2015

What is Aging in Place?

Many people often ask, “What exactly does it mean to Age in Place?” The answer is...

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JANUARY 3, 2015

Aging in Place Discussed in...

As we were doing some research online for a project this week, we stumbled upon this...

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FEBRUARY 19, 2014

Get Started on Preparing Your...

If you or a loved one should pass away without a Will, the state makes the decision as to...

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FEBRUARY 12, 2014

Identity Protection for You...

Identity theft affects millions of Americans each year. Sunlight Legal Support offers two...

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JANUARY 31, 2014

Aging in Place: Perspective...

AARP defines aging in place and how it will affect our communities in the coming years.

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