A new federal law is designed to address the growing problem of elder abuse. The law supports efforts to better understand, prevent, and combat both financial and physical elder abuse.
A recent New Jersey appeals court case demonstrates how important it is for families to come up with a long-term care plan before an emergency strikes.
Caring for an elderly parent can be stressful for families. Siblings may disagree over how to provide care or where a parent will live, and these squabbles can end up costing the family thousands of dollars.
Are you ready for old age? An essential and empowering book addresses the important issues and directs reders to a myriad of resources to help them plan for the realities of aging.
Older parents are becoming more common, driven in part by changing cultural mores and surrogate motherhood. Steve Martin, Billy Joel, and Janet Jackson are some examples. But later-in-life parents have some special estate planning and retirement considerations.
Preparing to send your son or daughter to college is one of the most exciting, and nerve-wrecking times for a parent! You’ll worry whether they will eat properly, study enough, and get enough sleep. While you can’t help these everyday concerns, you can prepare for the big ones: if your son or daughter has a… Read More
Medicare is supposed to provide up to 35 hours a week of home care to those who qualify, but many Medicare patients with chronic conditions are being wrongly denied such care, according to Kaiser Health News.
While long-term care insurance costs are up in general, some policies are going down in price, according to the 2018 Long Term Care Insurance Price Index, an annual report from the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance.
A nursing home closure can be traumatic for residents who are forced to move. Although there may not be much that can be done to prevent a closure, residents do have some rights.
Estate planning can be an unsettling process for many people. An estate plan is the strategy you develop at any age, for your life and future, to provide yourself and your family peace of mind, so you can enjoy the years to come worry free. There are a few things that you MUST do to put… Read More