Do you live in a healthy neighborhood? There are some cities and neighborhoods that just seem to make you breathe better but do they really? Australian researchers have found that people living in areas with more green spaces have significantly lower rates of type 2 diabetes than those with less green space.
If you’re in your 50s, it’s time to investigate buying long term care insurance.
“Move by choice rather than by crisis.” It used to be that the choice of where you wanted to age was pretty simple. You could choose to remain at home, move in with a family member or go to a nursing home. Aging, if it ever was simple, isn’t any more.
Medicaid allows you to have $2000 in assets. Those assets include savings, checking and cash on hand but many people forget about life insurance policies when they are calculating their assets. Depending upon the type of policy involved, it too can count as an asset.
October is coming and there’s going to be a lot of push from states and the Obama administration to get uninsured Americans to enroll in health coverage but if you are eligible for Medicare, stick your fingers in your ears and hum loudly because the ads aren’t for you. Officials are concerned about the number…
Who will take care of you if you need care as you age? If you are like most Americans, you expect your family to step up and provide care. (Sixty-eight percent of Americans believe that they will be able to rely on their families to meet their long term care needs.)
Baby Boomers are more likely to have taken on debt and experienced financial insecurity than their parent’s generation. One major source of that debt lies in part due to the ease in obtaining loans for significantly more expensive houses and in making smaller down payments than previous generations. As of December 2011, 16 percent…