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.
What Does It Really Cost for a Patient With Dementia?
Without proper planning, the individual with dementia and their family may struggle to cover the costs associated with their care and may face financial stress and uncertainty.
When Might I Need an Elder Law Attorney?
Experienced Elder Law attorneys provide comprehensive legal planning based on the needs and wishes of their clients.
What Is Elder Financial Abuse?
Elder abuse is a rampant problem.
Should Each Child Get Equal Inheritance?
Equally sharing the wealth among the children isn’t always fair, such as when one sibling is the primary caretaker, or another is already wealthy.
Why Is Chris Hemsworth More Likely to Develop Alzheimer’s Disease?
Chris Hemsworth underwent genetic testing for an episode of his docuseries Limitless — and found out he has an 8 to 10 times greater chance of getting Alzheimer’s.
What Common Health Problems are Linked to Risk of Alzheimer’s?
If your cholesterol or blood sugar levels are not where they should be — beginning as early as age 35 — you might be at higher risk for being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease later in life, according to a recent study.
How to Talk to Parents about Estate Planning
With nearly 90% of caregivers providing care to a family member, and the holidays rapidly approaching, it is an opportune time to check in with both aging family members, as well as those performing caregiving duties.
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!