How to Develop a Caregiving Plan

Posted on 02/19/2014 by |Aging, Home & Family Expert | Comments

CaregivingI first spoke with my parents about their plans for “the future” when Dad retired from his career as a university professor in 1995. Mom had suffered a stroke six years earlier but was still mobile, and Dad was in good health. They had completed advance directives and estate planning. My caregiving plan was to help them stay as independent as possible for as long as possible. I’d visit three or four times a year, monitor their needs and coordinate with my …

AARPLive is Back!

Posted on 01/10/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentIt’s a new year and a brand new season of AARP LiVE on RFD-TV. Don’t miss the next edition coming up Thursday, January 17th at 9pm CT, 10pm ET. You’ll get expert advice on how to save money on utilities, find out where you can go to get help with filing your taxes, and learn the warning signs that an older loved one may need help. Joining RFD-TV host Mark Oppold on-set are AARP State Directors Sarah Jennings(SD) Sean Voskuhl(OK), …

Tune in to AARPLive

Posted on 05/7/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentCome check out the second episode of the new season of AARPLive on RFD-TV. We’ll be live this time with a town hall meeting. If you’re in the Nashville area, you can register to attend the program or call  877-926-8300. Of course you can also watch on RFD-TV at 10 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Central/8 p.m. Mountain/7 p.m. Pacific. If you don’t get RFD-TV, you can watch the livestream on our Facebook page. We’ll be answering many questions about Medicare and Social …