Insuring Your Retirement Funds

It might sound strange to be told to insure your retirement funds, but after working hard and diligently saving all that money, wouldn’t you want to make sure that the funds will be there for you when you need them? As you move into retirement, you are also moving towards age-related health problems. Events beyond…

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Medicare Information – Year 2009

Deductibles, Premiums & Co-payments Part A – Hospital Insurance Per Benefit Period Hospital Deductible $1,068 per benefit period Hospital Coinsurance $267 per day for days 61-90 Lifetime Reserve Days $534 per day for days 91-150 Hospital Insurance $443 per month with less than 30 quarters Premium for individuals $244 per month with 30-39 quarters This…

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Caregiver Burnout

If you are a primary caregiver for a loved one, you are well aware of the daily stress and emotional and physical impact it can have on your health. Susan learned this first hand when she and her husband, Tom, brought his Mom home to live with them. Mom suffered from dementia and had to…

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Planning for Eldercare

Holiday Blues – Depression in the Elderly The holiday season is quickly coming upon us. If you are a caregiver for an elderly loved one, you may notice a change in your loved one’s mood as the holidays approach. Perhaps you are one of many, who visit elderly parents and family during the holidays who…

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