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Understanding Medicaid When Your Spouse Needs Long Term Care

You may see it coming:  Unfortunately, as hard as you try, you just can’t take care of your ill spouse at home any more. At this emotionally difficult time, the

Facing the Challenges of Solo Aging

For some seniors in the baby boomer generation aging brings with it new challenges in the form of solo aging. Solo aging is a senior who has no children and

New Options in Assisted Living

With changes in medicine, technology, and socioeconomics, it’s no surprise that that assisted living is changing, too. The rising cost of assisted living means that some families are looking to

Caregiving in the Sandwich Generation

In 2006, Miriam Webster included the term sandwich generation in the dictionary for the first time. Sandwich generation is defined as “a generation of people, typically in their thirties or

Social Security at Risk of Insolvency

According to a recent government report, available here, Medicare and Social Security are at risk of insolvency. Unless action is taken, Social Security will exceed its income by 2020, whereas Medicare

Why Estate Planning is Essential for Seniors

When it comes to establishing wills and estate plans, older Americans outpace their younger counterparts. Still, a significant number — 19 percent of those over age 72 and 42 percent

Financial Considerations as You Age

It is true that you spend the first half of your life trying to get something and the second half of your life trying to keep it. If you are

Information to Include in a Letter of Intent

A letter of intent can be a beneficial piece in estate planning. It is an informal document that will give your loved-ones important information about personal and financial matters after

What a Silver Alert Means and How to Avoid Needing It

Individuals who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are prone to wandering. This is often caused by the decline in cognitive functioning and symptoms such as restlessness

Planning for Future Care After a Dementia Diagnosis

Many elderly people who are diagnosed with dementia are unprepared for future care. Once this type of diagnosis is received, preparing for the future can no longer be avoided. If

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