Family caregivers sacrifice much financially to take care of mom and dad as they age. Some programs are available to provide assistance to family caregivers of older adults who lack long-term care insurance.
Now that your parents are aging, you may increasingly realize that Medicaid may not be enough. How do you take care of elderly parents?
There are so many variations in long-term care insurance that after listening to a few salesmen and signing up for a policy you may do well to have it reviewed by someone with experience, perhaps an elder law attorney.
Read more for 14 questions to ask when buying long-term care insurance.
Nobody wants to go to a nursing home. Who goes and the reasons why may surprise you. Read more for common reasons why.
Although no one wants to go to a nursing home, 72% of us will need long-term care, 48% of us in a nursing home. Many people mistakenly assume that Medicare will cover this (It won’t) or that they can rely on Medicaid. Why should you not rely on Medicaid for long-term care?
Are you more at risk for illness after you are discharged from the hospital? As anyone who has been hospitalized can tell you, a hospital is not a restful place. The stress and disruptions of hospitalization may accompany you home. What is post-hospitalization syndrome and how can you avoid it?