Staying healthy at every stage of life is critically important, especially if we want to live out our days with energy and vitality. The best way to avoid becoming a burden to those we love is to stay as healthy as we can, as long as we can. With that goal in mind, we offer…Details
Comprehensive LifePlanning! Today’s show discusses taxes, loved ones battling dementia, and much more… Plus, your live Call-In Questions.
Comprehensive LifePlanning! Today’s show discusses revocable trusts, age discrimination, and much more… Plus, your live Call-In Questions.
The so-called modern view of retirement is pretty straightforward. You start your work life with a series of jobs in your late teens and early twenties. Eventually you settle into your “life’s work” and follow that journey for four decades or so, saving money along the way. Sometime in your late sixties, certainly by age…Details
Can Adult Kids Be Held Legally Responsible for Parental Support? In Some Countries – and Some States – the Answer is Yes
Here at AgingOptions, we feel we’ve seen it all when it comes to relationships between aging parents and adult children. In some cases, these relationships are wonderful models of love, respect and support; in other families, plagued by bitterness and old wounds, parents and kids are barely on speaking terms or are openly antagonistic toward…Details
It’s a dilemma that almost every family faces sooner or later: an aging parent or spouse can no longer live at home and has to move into a care facility. Sometimes the move into long term care is planned, but often – due to a health crisis, accident, or lack of preparation – it catches…Details
Before Signing That Divorce Agreement, Make Sure Your Rights to Retirement Savings Will Be Protected
Several months ago we were reading financial columnist Michelle Singletary’s column in the Washington Post when something in the article really grabbed our attention – a reader comment buried far down in the column that set off warning bells. We felt this information needed to be shared once again with our AgingOptions blog readers. Divorce…Details
By Paige A. Mitchell, Freelance Writer A bathroom should be well-equipped to enable the user to freshen-up properly. Everyone has their own tastes and preferences when it comes to bathroom equipment. However, as you get older, you will need a more accessible bathroom, sometimes with special safety features. You need to ensure your bathroom is…Details
By Allison Lee Retirement is a time for relaxation and for letting go, but it’s not without its worries. One concern many older adults have is regarding finances. You have to adjust to living with a limited income during a time in your life when healthcare costs can be quite expensive. Thankfully, it’s never too…Details
As if there weren’t enough to worry about in the arena of personal privacy, now comes one more red flag. This just-published article on the Politico website reveals that companies are secretly gathering your health care information and selling it to doctors, hospitals and insurance companies, all without your consent and – for now, at…Details