What happens when you can no longer take care of your loved one? Today, thousands of people who are on Medicare, are living longer in nursing homes, with no real quality of life. Their entire life savings dwindle away to pay for long-term care, not Medicare. Let's clear up a myth, Medicare does not pay for long-term care. Which begs the question, … [Read more...] about Medicare Will Not Protect Your Savings From Long Term Care
Aging...It's No Secret! It’s no secret that we all have a 100-percent probability of aging, regardless of how much we try to fight it. We can diet, exercise, or even have plastic surgery—but in the end, the results are the same. We will age, and our parents will age. Aging often goes together with mental and physical deterioration, which may limit … [Read more...] about Aging: Know When to Discuss Healthcare vs. The Talk
Having “The Talk” How do you have “the talk” with your parents about wills, finances, medical care choices, and funerals? Elderly parents may be reluctant to face end-of-life issues. This may be due to one of three reasons: procrastination; lack of experience or information; or denial. In all candor, it may be a combination of all three … [Read more...] about How To Have “The Talk” With Aging Parents
There are 6 important things a person must remember when being taken to the emergency room or having any form of medical treatment. The story below is true. All I could think about during my encounter in the emergency room was, if I was feeling this way – what were other people thinking or enduring. Friends – I can’t express to you enough, you … [Read more...] about 6 Rules to Follow When You Go to The Emergency Room
This question is one that’s asked on a regular basis. What’s important to understand is that the answer is the same regardless of your involvement or relationship with your parents – caregiver, advocate or even estranged, the broad answer is, debt “including medical bills” does NOT pass down to the survivors of the deceased. All debt including … [Read more...] about Who’s Responsible For My Parent’s Medical Bills After They Die?
So what happens if you or a loved one kicks the bucket while fulfilling the bucket list? Every day people leave home to go on their dream vacation. For some this may be a cruise, for others it may be a camping adventure and for many it may be as simple as going to stay with a friend or family member who lives out-of-town. It doesn’t matter the … [Read more...] about Kicking the bucket, while fulfilling your bucket list!