We have said repeatedly, on our website and in our radio broadcasts, that aging should be a family affair. After all, aging is not an option – but how we age is! And in our quest for independence, it is essential that we avoid the trap of loneliness. Here’s a startling fact, explained in this…Details
Should you be able to expect Medicare to help you stay at home by allowing you Home Health? Good article that addresses this issue.
The U.S. Senate unanimously approved legislation Monday night requiring hospitals across the nation to tell Medicare patients when they receive observation care but have not been admitted to the hospital. It’s a distinction that’s easy to miss until patients are hit with big medical bills after a short stay. The vote follows overwhelming approval in…Details
Eight Trivia Questions for the 80th Anniversary By Kirk Larson Social Security Western Washington Public Affairs Specialist Eighty years ago, on August 14, 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law. Here in Washington State, Social Security plays a major part in supporting our communities and our economy. Over 1.25 million…Details
The below article in New York Times suggests that the use of HIPAA codes are often misinterprets the law and often families have to struggle accessing the information on behalf of their love ones during the crisis situation. I recommend the best defense is not necessarily to rely on the law, but to have HIPAA release language in your…Details
by Emily Study Taking out a reverse mortgage could help increase retirees’ annual income by 30% when done in conjunction with a few other retirement planning steps, according to a recent Wall Street Journal article. The strategy comes at a time when retirement fears plague the nation, as reports indicate that few Americans are truly…Details
1. When the homeowner doesn’t need it. One of the most powerful aspects of the FHA HECM is the option of a “stand by” line of credit. For very little cost the reverse mortgage Line of Credit, with its built in growth factor, can create a line of Tax Free funds that in 8 to…Details