At 92, Carl Myrvold is the oldest Minnesota state employee. No dust settles on this man who farms in his downtime and has been known to cut a rug on the weekends long past the time when the youngsters have tired out.
Has this ever happened to you? Have you woken up one day and seen someone you loved as someone you would be caring for in the future? I don’t mean the knowledge that some day it will happen like when you look at your toddling daughter and know that you’re going to need a…
Andy Landis spoke at a recent “Boot Camp” that Seattle elder law attorney, Rajiv Nagaich held. Landis who has over 30 years of experience writing about and learning about Social Security is a big draw because just an hour or so in a seminar with him can result in significantly larger Social Security payouts.
Below are the links for both married couples and single individuals for the basic resource and income guidelines for Washington state-sponsored programs. These guidelines get updated throughout the year and affect eligibility for long-term care programs. The guidelines here became effective January 1, 2015. Washington State Medical & Resource Standards-Married Washington State Medicaid & Resource Standards-Married
Choose where you’ll age carefully. New research indicates that where seniors live not only dictates how much health care they receive but also which medications doctors prescribe for them. The research is new but the results are not. Seniors often get prescribed medications deemed high risk (and listed on this Beers listing) but the…
My dog, Denali started screaming in pain every time he jumped up or moved too fast. He was only 2 years old and that and the fact that he is part Australian Shepherd and thus prone to jumping and moving fast forced me to take an otherwise healthy dog to my vet.
If you don’t have dental, vision or hearing coverage, you know how expensive those items are especially when they aren’t covered by Medicare or other private insurance. So a lot of seniors are resorting to medical credit cards.