New VA Rules

The following is an urgent message that could impact you or a loved one. On September 18, 2018, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) amended the rules regarding eligibility for VA pension.  These new rules have drastically changed VA pension planning.  VA pension...

Spousal Dementia and its Effect on a Marriage

When someone you love, in particular, your spouse, becomes ill you want to help them get well. But what happens when the illness is dementia? A marital relationship that could have spanned years or decades becomes subject to enormous change, and that change is not a...

Senior Living Options When Living At Home is No Longer an Option

As we age, living options can become a very real concern. While most of us want to “age in place” (i.e., live in our homes till we transition from this world into the next), unfortunately for many seniors, living at home just doesn’t remain practical.  Available...

4 Steps to Choosing the Right Nursing Home

As discussed by Colleen Nilsen, a Certified Senior Advisor with A Foundation for Elder Care at the seminar I held on August 22nd, choosing a nursing home for a loved one is a critical decision and should be carefully considered. It is important for families to take...

Herb Moves Bravely Into a Brave New World – TECHNOLOGY!

Well, at long last, I’m dipping my toe yet further into this new age of technology.  But, I’ve got to tell you, it’s been tough and at times super FRUSTRATING!  My journey into this brave new world began in September 2016 when my wife replaced my...