Inheritance

Addressing Inheritance with Your Kids

  • July 8, 2020

Many parents are uncomfortable talking to their kids about their wealth.  Talking about how much money or property you have is usually viewed as taboo.  Asking someone else about what they have is often considered impolite. But failing to talk…

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Medicare

Using Medicare for Long-Term Care

  • July 1, 2020

Most people understand that by paying into Social Security throughout their careers, they can receive health care benefits through Medicare starting at age 65.  Individuals under age 65 who qualify to receive Social Security Disability benefits are also covered under…

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Estate Planning

Approaching Estate Planning as a Blended Family

  • June 23, 2020

Couples often bring children into a marriage from a prior marriage or union and then have children together. This is often referred to as a blended family. Blended families highlight the need for careful estate planning to make sure the…

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Family Caregiving

Handling Family Caregiving During the Pandemic

  • June 18, 2020

There are new challenges to meet for family systems with loved ones who are most vulnerable to the coronavirus yet still require caregiving. Family caregivers that use to aid their family directly, now find themselves learning how to be long-distance…

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Senior Living Trends in 2020

  • March 12, 2020

Health Dimensions Group (HDG) has released its list for 2020 entitled "Top Trends in Aging Services: Preparing for Historic Changes." As the silver tsunami of baby boomers continues to enter the senior living and care organizations markets, the general response…

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Holding a Family Caregiving Meeting

  • February 25, 2020

A family caregiving meeting is an essential tool when dealing with the care of an aging loved one. These meetings are beneficial for helping to keep all family members abreast of decisions that need to be made, changes in diagnosis…

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ELDER CARE: SHOULD CHILDREN PAY?

  • January 21, 2020

The astronomical expense of long-term nursing care is no longer news. Costs can run around $7,000.00 or more per month, depending on location. Hundreds of thousands of people presently need that kind of care and the numbers are rising. Ten…

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