Did you know that Veterans and their survivors who are eligible for a VA pension could potentially qualify for an additional allowance called aid attendance? In continuing our goal to help 1,111 Veterans and their families this year, attorney Mark Wight breaks down the medical requirements for the VA Aid & Attendance Benefit.
Lindsay Meloy of the Greater Idaho Alzheimer’s Association joins us to discuss community events happening in the coming weeks to bring Alzheimer's issues to light. If this terrible disease has impacted you, personally or indirectly, this episode will provide you with resources to take action for change at a local and legislative level.
Aging tends to bring on many complications. Illness, disability, and a multitude of medications can become overwhelming for many seniors. Dr. Chad Boult, Geriatrician Medical Director at Saint Alphonsus, joins us to discuss how a geriatric or palliative care team can provide an extra layer of support for patients navigating the complexities of their medical care.
As the 7th Annual Family Caregivers Conference approaches, Anne Tumlinson of Daughterhood joins us to discuss the importance of bringing family caregivers together. With over two decades working on improving how America cares for its frailest, most vulnerable older adults, Anne shares some of the challenges and universal truths that many caregivers experience. Ms. Tumlinson will be a guest speaker at the Family Caregivers Conference on February 17, 2018.