RECENT POSTS IN March, 2020
AustinUP Board member and business member John Brown, Owner, Oasis Senior Advisors, offers timely advice for families navigating elder care options during this pandemic.
Many families who have loved ones in a medical facility or other type of senior community are currently struggling with the new guidelines on visitations.Posted By Oasis Senior Advisors Continue Reading
You may not immediately think of vocational rehabilitation as something that would involve seniors. After all, this type of rehabilitation aimed at helping people who have disabilities to secure work, should they wish to.
The fact is that some seniors benefit from intense medical supervision and supportive care, such as that provided in Congregate Living Health Facilities (CLHFs). CLHF homes help to provide seniorPosted By Oasis Senior Advisors Continue Reading
Fraud and scams know no bounds.
Criminals have no qualms about using healthcare to defraud their victims, causing more than financial harm in the process. The goal of a scammer is always the same: to get people to divulge their personal information. Fraudsters will try and get Social Security numbers, Medicare numbers, and financial information.Posted By Oasis Senior Advisors Continue Reading
In the category of great ideas, here’s one: create a Peace Corps-like organization to help older adults with caregiving needs. That’s just what the Administration for Community Living (ACL), part of the Department of Health and Human Services, is doing.Posted By Oasis Senior Advisors Continue Reading
For those wondering if a senior living community is right for their loved one or client, a study featured in Social Work Today brings encouraging news. It states that these communities – be it assisted living, skilled nursing or residential care homes – offer a new home and bonds based on affection for many older adults.Posted By Oasis Senior Advisors Continue Reading