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Can You Pay For Your Own Funeral?
It usually is not the most exciting or delightful conversation, that is, discussing what you want to happen for your funeral once you pass on. Thinking of one’s own demise or reminding loved ones that no one’s life lasts forever can be a sad realization to have to broach. Still, it is an important… Read More »
Top 4 Tips For Applying For Aid And Attendance Benefits
Veterans who cannot take care of themselves and live independently by engaging in daily life tasks could be eligible and benefit from VA Aid and Attendance. There are specific requirements that must be met to qualify for the benefit. For example, a veteran that currently receives their VA pension and is of a particular… Read More »
Top Scams Older Adults Should Be Aware Of And How To Avoid Them
As soon as one scam becomes more well-known, many more undetected fraudulent schemes are in the works or happening. Unfortunately, individuals aged 65 and older tend to be one of the most vulnerable and targeted demographics to experience fraud perpetrated against them. Scammers are always thinking outside the box, thinking of new and innovative… Read More »
What Makes A Will In Florida Legally Binding?
Most people understand that having some end-of-life documents in place is a critical step so that their chosen beneficiaries inherit the wealth they are entitled to. Despite this, so many Americans do not take the necessary proactive actions to put together legal and binding documentation outlining what they want to happen to their estate…. Read More »
Changes To Aid & Attendance Benefits In 2023
Aid & Attendance defines a specific monthly financial benefit that certain wartime veterans can obtain. As a supplemental form of financial assistance that can be added onto a veteran or their surviving spouse’s VA pension, some prerequisites go along with obtaining this benefit. As we usher in a new year, we also have to… Read More »
Who Can Serve As A Care Giver For Long-Term Care Support?
As we age, living independently and caring for ourselves alone can become more difficult. As a result, the need for long-term care increases the older we get. Although one-third of older Americans will never have to use long-term care services, the vast majority will. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) says that… Read More »
Top Questions To Ask An In-Home Health Agency
When an older loved one struggles to keep up with daily life and needs a little or a lot of help, you may think that stepping in and providing support will fill the void. While any help you can offer likely will make a difference, the breadth of responsibilities regularly that your loved one… Read More »
Statistics Say Women Need Long-Term Care For Longer Than Men
There is a great need and importance for Americans to consider long-term care planning in advance of needing extra daily living support services. According to the statistics, it is very likely that you will need some form of long-term care in your life. The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) indicates that once… Read More »
What Are The Clinical Requirements For Aid And Attendance Benefits
There is a reason why the United States offers specific and specialized benefits for the brave and the proud who have served the country with honor. Military members and their families that make sacrifices to protect their country are courageous, and the government should take care of them, especially when they need it the… Read More »
Advantages And Disadvantages To A Medicaid Asset Protection Trust
One of the most critical decisions made during the estate planning process for older adults is incorporating Medicaid planning. There are several estate planning tools that may be applicable to your situation. Figuring out which works the best and can offer the most protection to your wealth and assets while also allowing you to… Read More »