Most seniors prefer to stay at home as long as possible rather than move into a nursing home. For many families, this means eventually hiring a caregiver to look after an aging relative. There are two main ways to hire someone: directly or through a home health agency. Caregivers for Hire: Hiring Directly When you…
A new study reveals that 60 percent of family members who were taking care of loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease exhibited symptoms of depression that worsened over time
It is easy to burn out when you are responsible for providing full-time care to an aging or disabled loved one.
Assisted living facilities and nursing homes are long-term housing and care options for older adults. Although people sometimes use the terms assisted living and nursing home synonymously, they are distinct.
Although every state’s laws and forms vary, most power of attorney forms specify that the agency relationship created by a power of attorney ends upon a person’s death.
If you are preparing a will, it is important to choose an executor you can trust, who is reliable, and who will take their role seriously. As part of your decision-making, you may also consider the things they would be prohibited from doing.
The Internal Revenue Service has issued new guidance extending the time that executors have to elect portability.
If we have learned anything these past few years, it’s that life is fleeting. Amid such uncertain times, many of us have realized what – and who – truly means the most to us.
In November 2022, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced that Medicare coverage will be expanded to include medically necessary dental services.