What are Medicaid Spousal Impoverishment Numbers in 2023?
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the 2023 federal guidelines for how much money the spouses of institutionalized Medicaid recipients may keep.
Retirees Burdened with Debt: What’s the Most Common?
Talk to just about any financial adviser, and they will urge you to enter retirement without debt. However, while a goal of beginning your golden years in the black is laudable, the reality can be very different.
Does Mediterranean Diet Reduce Dementia Risk?
Following a well-balanced diet that’s rich in fruits and vegetables and low in sugar can have many benefits to your health, including reducing a person’s risk of dementia. However, a popular and well-recommended meal plan known as the Mediterranean diet may not lower the odds of developing dementia as previous research had suggested.
Can Long-Term Care Insurance Premiums Be Deducted from Taxes?
Long-term care insurance can be an important part of planning for the twilight of your life.
What Do Seniors Say About Aging in Place?
For all the pain and disruption caused by COVID-19, at least one benefit appears to have come out of the pandemic for seniors: Their confidence about aging in place has soared!
What Is the Purpose of a Pet Trust?
Many well-off pet owners have left millions of dollars to their cats, dogs and even chickens—perhaps most notoriously Leona Helmsley, who left US$12 million when she died in 2007 to her white Maltese dog Trouble.
Do Ultra-Processed Foods Make a Big Difference in Cognitive Decline?
Middle-age people who ate more ultra-processed foods — white bread, candy bars, cookies, frozen meals and soda, for example — were modestly more likely to have subsequent cognitive decline, a prospective study in Brazil showed.
How Many Americans Suffer from Dementia?
About one in 10 U.S. adults over 65 has dementia and even more have mild cognitive impairment, updated national estimates suggested.
Can an Elder Law Attorney Help Me with Medicaid?
How can an elder law Medicaid attorney help?
Can Caregiver Burnout Be Prevented?
Providing care for an aging relative or loved one is often physical and emotionally challenging. Learn how to recognize the early signs of burnout – and how to prevent it.