People with special needs can be included and lead meaningful lives with the right services and support. We can help someone grow and contribute to and enjoy life by helping them put those supports and services in place.
We all know the two biggest lies: “The check is in the mail” and “Of course I’ll respect you in the morning.” Do you know what the third is? It is a lie we never intend to be a lie: “I’ll never send you to a nursing home.” Read more for three things you can do to meet your parents’ needs and their wishes.
This year, instead of socks and perfume, consider gifts which will make life better all year round for your grandparents. Gifts which make it easier, safer and more enjoyable to live at home are available for every budget. Consider these 19 best gifts for grandparents this holiday season and all year.
These organizations provide free legal help for veterans whether you need to be matched to a qualified attorney or want to attend legal clinics for veterans.
Many seniors are going broke thanks to their brokers. Excessive trading. Unauthorized trading. You don’t have to be a lawyer to see the evidence of theft. Read more here.
Moving into a nursing home is hard on many levels. Are you concerned about how you can save the family home? You can leave your home to your children free of Medicaid Estate Recovery and still have control of it while you are alive. Read more for steps you can take to plan for your future.
Are you planning your estate and wondering where to start? Many people start with a Will. That’s putting the cart before the horse. Start with a plan. Read more for where to start and other considerations when planning your estate.
Every year one out of five Americans is a victim of some form of financial abuse. In 2017 the Federal Trade Commission received 2.7 million reports. Much of the theft goes unreported. Some may also go unnoticed….until it is too late. With 70% of money held by people over the age of 50, how do you curb senior financial abuse?
What is Medicare? How is it different from Medicaid? Which Medicare policy is right for you? Traditional Medicare or Medicare Advantage. Read more for helpful information on Medicare policies for seniors.
We sometimes like to attribute our longevity to “good genes.” Since life expectancy in developed countries has increased by 25 years in the past 100, “good genes” may have little to do with it. But they do have something to do with the ills we experience. This may be why senior living facilities want to check your genetics.