I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about caregiving this week mainly because my mom got one of those phone calls about my grandmother. You know the one where suddenly the usual struggle to care for someone long distance becomes a struggle to get to that person as they take a turn for the worse.
Infant mortality used to be such that a baby born in Sweden could expect to live an average of 32 years if he/she was born in 1800.
If you have too many resources to qualify for Medicaid, you will need to spend down those assets to become eligible. The obvious way to spend down those assets is to pay for nursing home bills or other medical bills using those assets until you’ve reduced your savings to the point that you’re eligible to qualify…
There are 1,140 laws that define the rights and responsibilities for married couples that do not cover couples living together according to Sheryl Garrett and Debra Neiman, the authors of Money Without Matrimony: The Unmarried Couple’s Guide to Financial Security.
Despite all the political rhetoric about Obamacare the reality is that three years later, 67 percent of Americans don’t know what it means for them says a study out by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Have you seen the study where children are allowed to eat a marshmallow but if they can delay eating the marshmallow for a specific amount of time they can have a second marshmallow? The majority choose to eat the marshmallow they already have in their hot little hands. Well don’t clap yourself on the…
If you are a Boomer, you’re likely to live longer than your parent’s generation but unfortunately are also more likely to do that longer living with some sort of disability.
Beginning this month, all Social Security beneficiaries with birthdays after May 1, 1921 are required to accept their Social Security benefits electronically with few exceptions.