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For millions of unpaid U.S. caregivers, finding a healthy balance between taking care of children and elderly loved ones is a constant challenge—and often a drain on time, health, and finances. According to a 2017 report from Transamerica Institute, 74 percent surveyed have been caregivers for...

The Internal Revenue Code (IRC) requires that IRA owners and participants in qualified employer sponsored retirement plans (QRPs) such as 401(k)s, 403(b)s, and governmental 457(b)s must begin taking distributions annually from these accounts. These distributions are referred to as RMDs. Once you reach your required...

One in two women and up to one in four men over the age of 50 will break a bone due to osteoporosis, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF). Osteoporosis is a bone disease characterized by fragile and brittle bones. It’s often called a...

Park Springs Healthcare Administrator Nadia Williams recently shared the powerful story of how we’ve come full circle from where we were one year ago when Park Springs locked the doors to the outside world on The Eden Alternative Live show. Click to view her interview....

Don’t forget to name beneficiaries. Naming a beneficiary keeps you in control: at death, assets in the account are transferred to the person(s) you designate. What happens if you do not specify who the beneficiary(ies) will be? In some cases, the governing agreement may...

Are you having conversations with your parents or a loved one about moving them to assisted living? Here are a few points you might want to discuss with them as you help make this tough decision. Myth 1: I’ll miss my home too much. Reality: To be...

See the latest news about what our Members and staff in the Winter 2021 volume of Live Park Springs, our quarterly newsletter. CLICK HERE to Download Our Newsletter...

Nearly 1 million people live with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in the United States. That’s more than the number of people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, and Lou Gehrig’s disease combined. As we recognize Parkinson’s Awareness Month this April, let’s take a look at what...

Isakson Living and our relationship-based household model of person-directed care has been upheld as an example of what care could and should be in the future in the recently released book Happily Ever Older. Written by Toronto Star investigative journalist Moira Welsh, who spent...