Resources You Should Turn To As An Unexpected Caregiver

When the need for long-term care arises, often a family member of the ailing adult steps in to assume the role of caregiver. Sometimes, however, the need for a caregiver can happen suddenly and an unsuspecting family member may be the only one available to take on […]

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6 Surprising Facts About Gray Divorces

Unfortunately, older adults, particularly those beyond age fifty, are getting divorced at elevated rates. There is even a name for these situations, the so-called “Gray Divorce.” A divorce late in life presents a number of challenges that younger couples may not face, like the halving of shared […]

If You Are a Senior Who Plans to Travel this Year, Do Not Miss The Tips You Need on Health Care Coverage

It may still be the beginning of the year, but summer is fast approaching. For this common traveling period, many airline companies are offering great deals on airfare that many of us are taking advantage of. Whether you are planning for a family get-together or an exotic […]

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Surprising Facts About ‘Sandwich Generation’ Caregivers You Need to Know

Every year, more and more middle-aged adults are finding themselves in the position of caring for their children and their aging parents. Sociologists have dubbed this broadening cross-section of society the “sandwich generation,” because these family members are “sandwiched” in between older and younger family members. There […]

Four Critical Factors to Assess in a Skilled Nursing Facility for an Aging Parent

We know that searching for the right skilled nursing facility for your aging parents can be a difficult process. Where should you look? What do they need? How can you ensure that the good care they receive now will continue on into the future? These questions can […]

3 Tips for Talking to Your Children About Long-Term Care Planning Over the Holidays

As a parent, your top priority is protecting your children and shielding them from difficult situations. Unfortunately, however, there will come a time when you are no longer here and it is important to prepare your children for that time as best as you can. One important […]

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Updating Your Estate Plan in the New Year Could Help You Avoid Costly Pitfalls

The only thing worse than not having an estate plan, is not keeping one up-to-date. Estate planning is probably the single most important thing you can do to make sure your wishes are honored after you pass away. Failing to regularly update your plan could prove to […]

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Estate Planning Lessons We Can Learn from Aretha Franklin

Many of us have heard about the unfortunate passing of Aretha Franklin. The singing legend passed away on August 16 of this year at 76 years old. What you may not have heard, however, is that “the Queen of Soul” passed away without a last will and […]

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Preparing Instructions in Advance Is Vital for A Special Needs Estate Plan

When building a comprehensive estate plan to support a special needs loved one, it is important to take into account both current and long-term considerations, including if you pass away. Various financial and legal arrangements can be crafted to achieve long-term stability pursuant to your specific situation. […]

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3 Steps to Choosing the Right Medicare Plan

It’s no secret that aging adults require more healthcare services than other age groups. Thankfully, tens of millions of American seniors can rely on Medicare to help meet their health needs. Medicare is a huge government health insurance program that’s administered by the Centers for Medicaid and […]

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