These articles are written by the Kinto team and give useful, practical and easy-to-understand tips on the best ways to deal with the most important issues. We add articles to the Advice section all the time and keep improving the existing ones.
Here are some useful tips for looking after your loved one week to week.
Whether it's picking up prescriptions, organizing pills, or worrying about costs, dealing with meds is a huge part of our lives. Learn about ways to make managing meds better.
Doctors and Hospitals
Going to the doctor is never fun. Hospitals are even worse. Here's our take on what to expect and how to do your part to make sure your loved one gets the best care.
Straight talk about who pays for senior care, how much it costs and how we manage to afford it.
Medicare is incredibly complicated and confusing, even more the experts. Here's our best attempt at explaining how it works and what it actually pays for.
As your grandfather's driving skill declines, you'll be faced with some tough decisions to balance his independence and safety. Here are some tips to help make those decisions.
Millions of seniors are scammed every year. Don't let your loved one be one of them!
Basics of Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer's is a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. It is not a normal part of aging.
- What is Alzheimer's Disease?
- Alzheimer's Disease and Other Types of Dementia
- How Alzheimer's Affects the Brain
- Causes and Risk Factors
- How to Find Out If It's Alzheimer's Disease
- When the Diagnosis is Alzheimer's
- Stages of the Disease
- Treating the Symptoms
- Hope for the Future
Caring for Alzheimer's
Caring for Alzheimer's is incredibly difficult and intense. Here are the most important things to know.
Planning for the End
At Kinto, we think about our loved one's wishes in two big buckets: what are his wishes about his care and finances while he is alive, and what are his wishes for after he passes. These next articles talk about the most important things that come up in end of life planning.
- Talking to Your Father
- Honoring Your Father's Wishes
- Making an Advanced Directive
- Financial Power of Attorney
- Does Your Father Have a Will?
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