Home for the Holidays? Four Warning Signs to Look for When Visiting Seniors

As you’re visiting aging parents or loved ones this holiday season, be sure to look for warning signs that they may need some extra help. A holiday visit may be a rare opportunity to observe a senior in-person, so it’s important to pay close attention to their physical and mental health and their living situation.As [...]

Reducing Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s is a progressive and fatal disease that affects memory, cognition and behavior. According to the Alzheimer’s Association: One in ten people age 65 and older have the disease. Two-thirds of those are women. Alzheimer’s and other dementias are the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. Alzheimer's disease is not a part of [...]

National Aging in Place Week

According to an American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) 2015 study, nearly 90 percent of seniors want to stay in their own homes as they age. National Aging in Place Week, which takes place this week (October 16-21, 2017), is an effort to spread awareness about the need for livable communities and resources to help [...]

Who Benefits from a Daily Money Manager?

By: Christopher Baker, CPA For those who are physically and mentally healthy, keeping up with day to day financial tasks such as mail review, bill pay, and overall financial organization are tasks we can typically manage on our own. But what happens if our health changes? What if we get into a situation where it [...]

Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Nearly one million Americans live with Parkinson’s disease (PD), including friends, neighbors and relatives living right here in the Atlanta area. Parkinson's disease is chronic and progressive, meaning symptoms worsen over time. And there is not yet a cure. But there is hope in the promising research ongoing. And you can help. April is Parkinson's [...]

Today is American Diabetes Association Alert Day

Today is American Diabetes Association Alert Day - a day to sound the alarm about the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in American adults by asking America to take the American Diabetes Association Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test. The free, anonymous risk test is available online and only takes a minute to complete. With questions [...]

Kadan Stands Up for March’s National Professional Social Work Month

Celebrated each March, National Professional Social Work Month is an opportunity to recognize social workers across the country. We turn a spotlight on the profession and celebrate the important contributions the more than 600,000 social workers make in our communities. The theme of this year’s recognition is “Social Workers Stand Up!”. Social workers stand up [...]

The Heart of the Matter: February is American Heart Month

The American Heart Association (AHA) recognizes February as American Heart Month. Both Kadan Homecare and the AHA want to help everyone live longer, healthier lives so they can enjoy all of life’s precious moments. We know that starts with taking care of your health. American Heart Month, a federally designated event, is a great way [...]

Frequently Asked Questions About Long Term Care Insurance

What is Long Term Care? Long-term care (LTC) is defined as needing assistance for more than 90 days with your activities of daily living, or ADLs (bathing, dressing transferring, eating, toileting and continence) or needing substantial supervision due to a severe cognitive impairment (Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, etc.). Doesn't Medicare pay for Long [...]