Veteran’s Death Benefits Each November, our country gathers to honor those individuals who fought for our freedom. According to Wikipedia, we have been paying our respects to our military veterans for sixty-eight years. Every November 11th, across the United States, parades are held, military tributes take place at the tomb of the unknown soldier, … [Read more...] about How and Where to Apply for Veteran’s Death Benefits
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Define "The Talk" When we were young, we dreaded the thought of our parents having "The Talk"! Back in the day, "The Talk" was commonly known as the conversation about "The Birds and The Bees". This was code for discussing physical and hormonal changes, which lead to the conversation about sex. So, just like talking about sex, won't get a person … [Read more...] about How to Have “The Talk” With Your Aging Parents
Did you know that most pets' lives end when their owner's life ends? Here are two eye opening facts: Sixty-seven percent of Americans DO NOT have an estate plan. (April 2022 CNBC) Seventy-six percent of all United States households have some type of domestic pet. (American Medical Veterinary Association 2022 report) Based on those two … [Read more...] about Save Your Pet’s Life – Create A Plan!
New Book, “It’s Complicated!”, helps ease the confusion of dealing with coverage options, benefits, and responsibilities revolving around Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, Long-Term Care, and End-of-Life Planning for people and their pets. With her latest book, “It’s Complicated! What you should know about Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, … [Read more...] about New Book, “It’s Complicated!” Just Released
Many of us have attended a funeral service for a family member, friend or co-worker, however, odds are most of us have not had to make funeral arrangements. Today with people living longer, the average age of a person making funeral arrangements is over 50. One would think that the person making funeral decisions is the surviving spouse, but it’s … [Read more...] about Cremation: Seven Steps You Need to Know
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