2890 N. Main Street, Suite 206 • Walnut Creek, CA 94597

COVID-19 and Elder Home Care

We’re all familiar with the news about the devastating spread of COVID-19 through nursing homes, among residents and staff, in the East Bay and beyond. But many of our elder clients receive long-term care in their own homes. The home care industry has had to respond in a variety of ways to ensure continuing quality care for their clients and…

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Natural Light May Benefit Dementia Patients

Exposure to natural light–or direct sunlight–has long been believed to have significant health benefits. For example, researchers have established that regular exposure to natural light: Produces vitamin D in the body. Vitamin D promotes bone growth and aids in the absorption of calcium. It also prevents some types of cancer, heart disease, depression, and weight gain. In addition, Vitamin D…

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VA Pension Planning – An Overview Part 2

In our recent post, VA Pension Planning – An Overview Part 1, we discussed the service and medical eligibility requirements. Here we will focus on the Means Test of financial eligibility for VA Pension. The Means Test is comprised of Income for VA Purposes, or IVAP, and Net Worth. We will discuss the requirements for both, and some possible options…

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Depression Can Hinder the Golden Years

Experts say more than 6.5 million seniors suffer from depression. While the illness is not uncommon at any age, seniors tend to face a variety of special challenges, including retirement, illness, loss of a spouse or significant other, and the prospect of being forced out of their homes due to illness or disability. When left undiagnosed or untreated, the depression…

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