Seniors moving to next stage – take the right steps

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With the baby boomers coming of age, many of us are faced with the issue of deciding what’s best for our parents, as they approach their senior years. Some of just try to let our parents deal with it on their own, but others, want to make sure their parents are not only deciding what is right for them, but what is best for their financial needs and well-being.

When trying to decide to discuss the topic with a loved senior, consider contacting these agencies for answers to all questions. Some services are well-known, but the Dayton area has private services that may not be that well-known.

STAY AT HOME SERVICES

Area for Aging
Serves Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Logan, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Shelby Counties.
Area Agency on Aging
40 West Second Street, Suite 400
Dayton, OH 45402
Phone: 800-258-7277

This service allows seniors to stay in their home. Caregivers to help at home, doctors, errands, etc. When you call, you will receive a case manager who will connect you with all the services available that will make it possible for them to stay home.

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KNOWING MEDICARE

James Ritchie
United Healthcare Medicare Solutions
6640 Poe Ave.
Dayton, OH 45414
(516) 582-3567
Email: macleodpartners@gmail.com

Ritchie is an advisor with over 25 years of experience in investment banking and now expands his knowledge  to advising families on personal financial plans, retirement and Medicare choices with a wide range of major Medicare carriers including United Healthcare.

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HELP CONVERTING THE HOME FOR SENIORS

To DO List Terminator
Jeff Cutcher
Handyman
(937) 441-8400
Email: jcutcher1965@gmail.com

Cutcher has over 20 years experience in the construction industry. From building wheelchair ramps to installing handrails in the bathroom, see what services he can provide to make the home safer and more efficient. He is insured and Better Business Bureau accreditation.

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MEAL ASSISTANCE

Matt Hayden
Meals from Scratch
767 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd.
Dayton, OH 45459
(937) 567-7850
www.mealsfromscratchfood.com

Order by phone (855) 333-6420
Pickup and delivery
Convenient and delicious for healthy lifestyles
5th meal is free

Hayden provides Individually packaged meals to serve a wide variety of nutritional needs, including busy lifestyle, family meals, healthy living, weight loss, seniors and overburdened clients, diabetic friendly and heart healthy food. The meals provide low sodium, low calorie, low carb, high fiber, nutrient dense, gluten free, vegetarian, with almost no processed ingredients. Hayden lost his mother to cancer in 2006- his company started because he wanted to offer nutritious meals to the sick – which was something not available to his mother.

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SENIOR RESOURCES

Home Care Assistance
6109 Far Hills Ave.
Dayton, OH
(937) 353-7997
HomeCareAssistanceDayton.com

Voted Dayton’s 2017 “Best of Home Care” providers by Home Care Pulse. This service helps find the top professional for the needs of the senior, services available 24/7, brain health experts. They work closely with family members to provide quality care that enables them to live healthier, more independent lives at home. Founders, Kirk and Mark Febus said, “We embrace a positive balance approach to aging centered on the evolving needs of older adults.”

Irene Keating
Senior Resource Connection
222 Salem Avenue
Dayton, OH 45406
(937) 223-8246
ikeating@seniorconnection.com

The mission of the senior resource connection has been to collaborate with community resources and provide services that support seniors, adults, and adults with special needs.

Allen Nelson
Next Steps Senior Transitions
(937) 718-1729
allen.nelson@nextstepstrainsitions.com

Offers senior transitions specialist have extensive, practical knowledge about the cost, quality and availability of various local community resources. Assist seniors trying to stay in their homes and improving their quality of life. They are licensed, bonded and insured. Making transition stress-free.

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