Setting up Medicare Right – and On Time

Setting up Medicare Right – and On Time

Getting set up with a Medicare plan when you turn 65 is actually a requirement.  There are exceptions if you have coverage elsewhere – EXCLUDING health plans set up on ACA (Obamacare) exchanges, but if you do, you have other sources of counseling to get the details. ...
True or False: Memory Loss means Dementia?

True or False: Memory Loss means Dementia?

The fact is that 40 percent of adults over the age of 65 suffer from memory loss.  This is known as “age-associated memory impairment”.  Unless there is an obvious underlying medical condition causing this memory loss, it is simply a part of the normal aging process....
Respite Reminder

Respite Reminder

If you care for a loved one, whether in their home or in yours, you know it is a full-time job.  And, because it is a job to be taken seriously, it is not simply 9 to 5.  Sometimes it can last 24-hours a day.  This can be IS exhausting.  Often caregivers in this...
Gifting Your Assets to Family or Friends

Gifting Your Assets to Family or Friends

Some people are blessed with the opportunity to share some of their accumulated wealth with younger family members.  Unfortunately, Uncle Sam always has his greedy little hands out to spoil the enjoyment.  Fortunately, the rules have become much more liberal and...
Bonding with Your Homecare Provider

Bonding with Your Homecare Provider

The only way many people can stay in their homes rather than an institution like a nursing home or similar retirement community is to retain the assistance of a homecare agency.  Doing so ensures that older adults who need support can stay in the comfort of their own...