We’re gearing up for the expectation of a long, hot summer here in Texas. How can we protect ourselves including the elderly and those with special needs?
Have you heard that dogs are often called man’s best friend? A study of more than 10,000 elderly Tokyo residents found that owning a dog is the best prescription for good health in old age.
Mom is the first person in our life. Often, we are the last person in hers. There are many practical ways to show your elderly mom you care at Mother’s Day.
Advances in technology are making aging in place comfortably a lot easier to manage. With smart-home devices, you can set your lights on a regular schedule, smart speakers that let you play music, podcasts and news anywhere in the house, smart video doorbells tell you when someone is at the door, and so much more.
What to keep in mind when spouses are considering whether to have joint credit cards or separate. What makes sense for you?
When talking with your elder law and estate planning attorney about how to arrange your retirement assets and your estate to best benefit you and your family, you have certain goals. Those goals are set, and beset, with assumptions. With the current state of the world economy, those assumptions may be worth revisiting.
At last you are being discharged from the hospital and headed to the nursing home. You must be better. Be alert and lookout for potholes on the road to recovery.
If you receive Medicare, are hospitalized as an inpatient for at least two nights and need rehabilitation, your Medicare insurance will pay for the first 20 days and, with a copayment, the next 80. But can you afford the copay? Many nursing homes don’t want to wait to find out.
You do not necessarily get what you pay for: that’s why there are Lemon Laws. The cost of investing. You can control some costs. Others, you cannot.
Many parents of children with disabilities have not made a Care Plan. Are you among them? With disabled children living longer and outliving their parents, planning for their future care should begin as soon as possible.