Strategies to Pay for Assisted Living Costs

Strategies to Pay for Assisted Living Costs

Assisted living monthly costs can range from $2,000 to $5,000. Depending on what type of care your loved one needs, assisted living can be the most affordable solution when compared to a nursing home ($5,000 to $10,000 or more per month) or long-term in-home care. If...
Rising Elder Abuse During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Rising Elder Abuse During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Whether at home or in a long-term care facility, elderly Americans are facing rising incidents of mistreatment and abuse as social isolation during the pandemic creates more vulnerabilities. Stay-at-home guidelines isolate seniors from the systems that can protect...
Consider a Hybrid Policy to Meet Your Long-Term Care Insurance Needs

Consider a Hybrid Policy to Meet Your Long-Term Care Insurance Needs

We have all heard about the astronomical costs of nursing-home care if you become seriously ill or injured. You might also know that Medicare would cover only a minimal amount of those costs. Private insurance doesn’t seem like a good bet either, if you’ve heard...
A Blended Family Requires Careful Planning

A Blended Family Requires Careful Planning

Couples often bring children into their marriage from a prior marriage or union and then have children together. This is often referred to as a blended family. Blended families highlight the need for careful estate planning to make sure the needs of each spouse are...