We’re supposed to be helping seniors and families

I’ve come across two different families in the past week who not only felt taken advantage of but also received no help/guidance from an online lead generated senior placement companies. In one instance, the family was approached at the hospital by a nationwide large placement firm obtaining patient information and blasting personal data to several […]

Senior Placement Agencies – Scam or Genuine?

Senior Placement Agencies – Scam or Genuine?

Upon reading A Helping Hand, Paid By Commission, I completely understand why some feel the way they do towards senior placement agencies. Receiving information about a senior community from someone who may not be qualified to offer you such information would undoubtedly leave you skeptical. This is especially so when they are not 100% upfront […]

Assisted Living in Orlando – Tour Expectations

Assisted Living in Orlando – Tour Expectations

The number of senior living communities in Central Florida alone is over 200. This is not including the surrounding cities. How do you know which one is the right community for your loved one? Do these communities meet your criteria? Are you aware of the criteria you should be looking out for? Finding assisted living […]

Senior Living Directory Launch by North Star Senior Advisors

Senior Living Directory Launch by North Star Senior Advisors

3… 2… 1…. North Star Senior Advisors provides complimentary placement services in Central Florida for families and their loved ones. We are pleased to announce the launch of our newly revamped website that features a senior living directory! We’ve worked hard to capture all of our senior living partner information to include their community cost, […]

Signs of Elder Abuse & How You Can Help

Elder Abuse is less likely to be reported than any other abuse. We hear cases of it and think, wow that would never happen to my loved one. The fact is that it does happen and although according to the Senate Committee on Aging, the majority of abusers are actually family members, it can also […]

The Forgotten Voices in Alzheimer’s Disease

  By: Aimee Campbell Alzheimer’s disease affects over five million Americans. That’s one in nine people over the age of sixty-five. One in nine older Americans will begin their Alzheimer’s journey by forgetting things that they should remember-simple things like where they put their keys every day, the name of the butcher that they go to every […]