What can you do when dad won’t let you help? Dad’s dementia may be more advanced than he – or Mom – want to admit. He may have had a stroke or a heart attack. Somebody has to do something. But what?
Every 10 years, following a national census, the Constitution requires states to draw districts for each of the newly apportioned 435 seats in the House of Representatives. Since districts were last drawn in 2011, law enforcement officers have killed a person in every one of them. A year after George Floyd’s death, Congressional action has been modest at best. Cities, counties and other localities are moving, comparatively speaking, at warp speed, rethinking whether armed officers should be the initial response to every crisis.
All of us should consider leaving an estate in a form which minimizes our heirs’ income and capital gains taxes. These three important possibilities should be considered when planning inheritances so that we leave a “low tax” inheritance.
“Ethically, how responsible am I for my brother? How do I justify making arrangements for him to go into assisted living so I can enjoy the retirement we planned on, knowing that his quality of life will diminish? How do I set aside this strong sense of disappointment in myself?” ~ Name Withheld
What is the leading cause of injury and death among people 65 and older? 80 and older? Not cancer or COPD. Not heart attacks of strokes. Falls. How to do you prevent falls in the elderly?