When Both You and Your Loved One Need Care

When Both You and Your Loved One Need Care

Family members typically wish to assist in the care to their aging relatives. The love and care many adult children receive growing up become reciprocal, particularly in the case of their aging parents. But with the advent of longer lives, it is not atypical that a...
Who Should Manage Your Financial Well Being?

Who Should Manage Your Financial Well Being?

Who should you trust to manage your well being when you are no longer able to do so? A power of attorney (POA), otherwise known as an agent to your principal, has the legal authority to represent and make decisions on your behalf. What characteristics should you look...
Should Elder Care Facilities Re-Open? Not Yet

Should Elder Care Facilities Re-Open? Not Yet

As many state officials now begin to ease current Covid-19 restrictions, the May 10th Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is considering likewise for nursing-home residents and their families. Since March 13,...
Consider COVID-19 in Your Health Care Power of Attorney

Consider COVID-19 in Your Health Care Power of Attorney

In this COVID-19 pandemic, a difficult question especially demands an answer: if you or someone you love is taken down into life-threatening illness, how far would you want extreme life-prolonging measures to be tried? For us who are particularly vulnerable – seniors,...
COVID-19 is Taking a Toll on Social Security Funding

COVID-19 is Taking a Toll on Social Security Funding

The US Social Security Administrations funding trusts are known as the Old-Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI) Trust Fund and the Disability Insurance (DI) Trust Fund. In their 2019 annual report to Congress, the Board of Trustees released some startling detail about...