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February 22, 2024

Are You a Family Caregiver? New Bill Seeks to Lower Costs

Recently proposed legislation seeks to offer financial relief for unpaid family caregivers. Introduced in November 2023, the Lowering Costs for Caregivers Act of 2023 is the result of a bipartisan effort to lessen the costs of family caregiving. The American Association of Retired…

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February 15, 2024

Medicaid Planning Protects Your Home

Your most valuable property may be your home, which is true for many people. You likely want your children to inherit that value when you pass away. However, you may also have concerns about planning for the future, especially if your health declines and you need expensive…

A-Seniors-Guide-to-Estate-Planning
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February 8, 2024

A Seniors Guide to Estate Planning

Most older adults acknowledge that estate planning is essential. Yet, nearly half of Americans age 55 or older do not have a will, and even fewer have designated powers of attorney, a living will, or health care directives. These legal documents help…

Should-I-Divide-My-Assets-Equally
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January 25, 2024

Estate Planning: Should I Divide My Assets Equally?

Your heirs may not see eye to eye on family circumstances, particularly regarding inheriting your estate. Relationships can change and intensify when you die. Underlying issues can bubble to the surface, creating tensions over your estate and possibly tearing your…

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January 18, 2024

Report: The Current and Future State of Estate Planning

Over the next two decades, experts foresee Baby Boomer households transferring more than $84 trillion in generational wealth. Amid challenging economic times, it is more important than ever to protect your assets for yourself and your loved ones. Without a well-crafted estate…

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December 28, 2023

PACE Program Helps Seniors Remain at Home

Most seniors want to stay at home as long as they can instead of moving into a nursing home. The little-known Program for All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly (PACE) provides care and services to some nursing home-eligible seniors and disabled…

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December 21, 2023

Can Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids Prevent Dementia?

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), hearing loss affects one-third of older adults. As difficulty hearing can lead to communication challenges and social withdrawal, it can also increase the risk of dementia. Dementia includes diseases affecting memory, thinking, and the…

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December 14, 2023

14 Essential Questions to Ask Aging Parents This Holiday

About 45 percent of adults say they plan to travel for the holidays, per The Vacationer. With multiple generations getting together for holiday meals, gift exchanges and quality time, these annual gatherings present an opportunity to broach sensitive but important topics with your…

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