Short-term care policies can do something that long-term care policies can’t do: Pay benefits in addition to Medicare coverage.
Seniors who want to age in place may need to install features that make it possible to achieve that goal.
Assisted living is expensive, and there are alternatives to it like personal home care that may be less expensive. The point is that seniors need a long-term care plan.
Doing triage in deciding what stays and what goes will become a more immediate need once your house sells and you know the floor plan of your new home.
Try to arrange for a short-term stay of a few days in a senior living center to see how good it fits with your senior parent.
Nearly 80 percent of boomers don’t think they’ll be able to count on their own children for either financial or physical care.
Some celebs hit the big time after they were fired from their jobs. These are isolated events, so try not to get any ideas.
I talked to my Aunt Thummie today. She’s the last of my mother’s dozen brothers and sisters. At 91, she has outlived them all. Until recently, her retirement was an active one. She was able to drive and travel, then she had some setbacks and she’s moved into an assisted living facility. I called and