It’s a question you’ve probably asked yourself at some point in the past. You know what estate planning is, but you’re unsure if it’s worth the time and effort. While it’s natural to do everything you can to avoid estate planning – as no one wants to think about passing on – it’s something every responsible adult should do. There are many … [Read more...] about Is Estate Planning Really That Important?
It doesn’t matter if you’re comparing nursing homes for yourself or a loved one, nothing changes the fact that you want to make the right decision. When you’re confident in your choice, it’s much easier to sleep well at night. With so many nursing home facilities to choose from, it’s easy to fall into the trap of believing that they’re all … [Read more...] about Questions to Ask a Prospective Nursing Home
If you’ve ever had to bring up a difficult topic with a loved one, you know how difficult it is. When that topic surrounds our mortality, it’s even more difficult. Even when we know they can’t be avoided, it can one of those topics we put off as long as we can. It’s necessary, but never easy. Planning ahead for our medical futures and ultimately, … [Read more...] about Talking with Loved Ones About End of Life Decisions
If you are rapidly reaching retirement age and are concerned that you will not be able to keep your current healthcare coverage, you may be wondering whether either the Medicare or Medicaid program can help. Chances are that one or the other will certainly help with your healthcare costs; however, neither program is prefect. Qualifying for … [Read more...] about Will I Qualify for Medicare or Medicaid?