While the sudden caregiver has no preparation, no warning signs or slow changing of circumstance, the long-term caregiver certainly experiences situations of crisis.
While we all hope to age gracefully, we need to prepare for the potential risks of aging as it relates to investing and financial wellbeing.
Since estate issues, one way or another, affect everyone over time (since death does) and since Medicaid planning has for many years been a topic of popular conversation—and popular misconceptions in the U.S., it is not unusual that both subjects have generated misunderstandings and, in some cases, folklore that has persisted.
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…
When multiple generations live on the same property, issues over ownership, who inherits what and who provides what can get complicated fast.
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.
You’re single, and you don’t have an estate plan or even a will. Perhaps you think you don’t need either because you’re not wealthy and don’t have children.
As with anything in life, our individual preferences and circumstances will vary. Some may want to ‘age in place,’ while others may need to consider other housing options.
The FDA has approved brexpiprazole (Rexulti) opens in a new tab or window for agitation associated with Alzheimer’s disease dementia, the agency announced on Thursday.