When there is a large inheritance at stake (or even when there isn’t), it is a great idea to get everyone on the same page. A family meeting can make that happen, and it can even be enjoyable.
The federal government is warning people with Medicare about scam artists offering ‘free’ COVID-19 tests.
While the sudden caregiver has no preparation, no warning signs or slow changing of circumstance, the long-term caregiver certainly experiences situations of crisis.
Data from sources like the U.S. Census Bureau shows in no uncertain terms that the U.S. population has grown older over the prior two decades.
A recent survey found that a third of those nearing retirement age (62-64) who plan to keep working past 65 don’t understand they can sign up for what is often more affordable Medicare coverage, even while they’re still employed. Kiplinger’s recent article, “Yes, You Can Sign Up for Medicare While You’re Still Working,” says that with retirement further away for many, some people must get some help understanding their options. The article answers some common questions concerning retirement postponement and Medicare coverage, including common misperceptions. Your retirement decision is personal and dependent on your situation. Access to health coverage is…
Estate planning is not a requirement. No one can force you to make your will, create a power of attorney or to own your property in a way to avoid probate. As a result, people too often let common estate planning excuses stand in their way.
When multiple generations live on the same property, issues over ownership, who inherits what and who provides what can get complicated fast.
Lecanemab (sold under the brand name Leqembi) helps reduce amyloid plaques in the brain, which are hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease. Prevention’s recent article, “All About Lecanemab, the New FDA-Approved Alzheimer’s Drug,” reports that the drug was approved in January under the FDA’s Accelerated Approval pathway. This process allows the organization to approve drugs for serious…
A critical item is often missing from back-to-school college checklists — and it could be far more valuable than anything else your student takes to school this fall: signed legal documents.
As they get older, many — even most — Americans prefer to remain in their own homes as long as they can, AKA “age in place.” However, to do that, many will need to make their residences safer and easier to navigate, by making home modifications.