Estimated Lifetime Healthcare Costs for Today’s Retirees now $260,000

There’s a brand new report just released that contains sobering news for anyone about to retire, and we’ve run across several articles in major news outlets about it. Here’s the bottom line: new estimates state that a 65-year-old couple retiring this year will need a whopping $260,000 to cover their health care costs in retirement. […]

A Bill-Paying Service Could Help Keep a Loved One’s Finances on Track

Anyone who has cared for an aging loved one understands the worry about their daily finances. Age-related impairment can often show up first in the financial arena, causing an aging Mom or Dad to start forgetting important details about their money. This creates worries for the kids. Are your parent’s bills getting paid? Are they […]

Some Tips to Keep Inflation from Depleting Your Retirement Savings

One of our chief priorities as we work for our clients here at AgingOptions is helping them protect their assets in retirement. It’s all well and good to save money while you’re working, but if you haven’t planned carefully to make your assets last, you may very likely find yourself outliving your resources. This forces […]

New Medicare Law to Help Close Loophole in Nursing Home Coverage

You have an urgent medical problem, so you go to the hospital, where you’re kept under observation for several days. Your doctor then recommends a short stay in a nursing home for rehabilitation. Because you’re covered by Medicare, you assume those nursing home costs will be paid for, since Medicare typically covers up to 100 […]