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Don’t Expect Medicare to Pay for Long-Term Care

Don’t Expect Medicare to Pay for Long-Term Care

A recent survey funded by The SCAN Foundation found close to four in 10 Americans, age 40+, believe Medicare and Social Security will pay for long-term care. The need for continuing care services and support to assist with activities of daily living will increase as the population ages. The group will require help with cooking, […]

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Is it Possible to Prepare for the Future?

Is it Possible to Prepare for the Future?

Most seniors have not saved enough money for retirement much less compiled a carefully thought out plan for the future. In total, more than 40% of households headed by people aged 55 through 70 lack sufficient resources to maintain a living standard in retirement, a Wall Street Journal analysis concluded. That is around 15 million […]

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Understanding Financial Powers of Attorney – Are They a “License to Steal”?

Understanding Financial Powers of Attorney – Are They a “License to Steal”?

A financial power of attorney is a valuable legal document that ensures that your financial matters will continue to be handled – should you become incapacitated and unable to do so yourself.  However, placed into the wrong hands, these documents can become a license to steal. Understanding Financial Powers of Attorney – Are They a “License […]

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End of Life Planning Part 2

End of Life Planning Part 2

Planning a Memorial As your loved ones age, it’s important to know how they want to be memorialized and buried. While many people still prefer solemn, formal funerals or mourning ceremonies, others are beginning to lean more towards parties and celebrations of life. Knowing the kind of memorialization that your loved one wants will take […]

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