Virtual Estate Planning

2020 has been a very challenging year with new health concerns related to COVID-19 and its impact on everyday life.  Naturally, this increased emphasis on health and safety may prompt related questions about estate and long term care planning, but you may assume that...
Planning for a Parent to Stay at Home

Planning for a Parent to Stay at Home

Tips for Selecting an In-Home Care Provider There may come a time when your parent is no longer safe living at home due to physical or emotional/social concerns. Instead of moving Mom or Dad to an assisted living or nursing home, in-home care can provide a solution...
How Will the Aging Middle Class Afford Long Term Care?

How Will the Aging Middle Class Afford Long Term Care?

As we age, the simple things we once took for granted become more difficult — and more expensive. That’s a truth all of us know. What you may not realize is that the aging middle class will face unique difficulties going forward. The private market offers...
Protect Seniors with a Living Trust

Protect Seniors with a Living Trust

It’s an unfortunate truth that seniors can be prime targets for financial abuse and scams. Sadly, the elderly are often taken advantage of by strangers — and sometimes even their own family members. That’s why it’s important that planning is in place to help seniors...
Family Caregivers Are Facing New Challenges

Family Caregivers Are Facing New Challenges

Families with loved ones most vulnerable to the coronavirus, yet still require caregiving have new challenges to meet. Family caregivers that use to aid their family directly, now find themselves learning how to be long-distance providers during this pandemic. US News...
Long Term Care: When an Inheritance is Not a Good Thing

Long Term Care: When an Inheritance is Not a Good Thing

Consider the situation where your spouse is living in a nursing home because he or she has advanced Parkinson’s Disease. Your spouse is currently receiving Medicaid benefits to pay for the high cost of that care. If you were to pass before your spouse, you wouldn’t...