Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 6:12 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

As the need for long-term care increases, innovative ideas are taking root.

Friday, December 18, 2015 11:16 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Consider putting a caregiver contract in place so you can get paid by your parents for the time you put in as their caregiver.

Friday, October 16, 2015 3:37 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Women spend 14 years out of the workforce as primary caregivers with losses to defined benefit contributions, and years with no Social Security earnings.

Friday, October 09, 2015 10:10 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Long-term care premiums are rising in many states. Seniors are letting policies lapse and not just for financial reasons. Is Medicaid the backup plan?

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 3:56 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

A proposed rule would allow Medicare to reimburse physicians for having end-of-life consultations with their patients.

Wednesday, June 03, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

For people who plan to rely on Medicaid for long-term care, knowing the differences in the states’ coverages may be a factor in deciding where they want to live in retirement.

Friday, May 08, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

The problem with self-insurance is that you don’t know when you’ll need the coverage. It’s not just for seniors; many people aren’t saving enough for retirement now.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 6:05 am
By Jay MacDonald ·

Medicaid/CHIP enrollment rising as growing number of states expand Medicaid under Obamacare.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 5:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Seniors can have a power of attorney in place, a health care directive and a will, but all of that planning can be overturned by a guardianship being established by a nursing home.

Thursday, January 15, 2015 2:26 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

The National Council on Aging has a to-do list for Congress to ensure more older Americans achieve health and economic security.

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