Special needs trusts allow a disabled beneficiary to receive inheritances, gifts, lawsuit settlements, or other funds and yet not lose her eligibility for certain government programs.
Checklist of questions for assisted living and continuing care communities.
For the first time in more than 10 years, Medicare Part B enrollees will see some of their costs decline.
Although Alzheimer’s disease accounts for many dementia cases, other types of dementia are distinct from Alzheimer’s disease.
Although caring for people with dementia can be challenging, a variety of resources can help caregivers assist their loved ones.
Advanced age remains the main risk factor for developing dementia. Yet recent studies have uncovered several other potential risk factors for dementia and cognitive decline that you may not expect.
The number of seniors who have an income above the Medicaid threshold — but lack substantial personal savings to afford long-term care — is projected to grow by nearly 90 percent over the next decade.
The Social Security Administration provides survivor benefits to the children and spouses of deceased individuals who qualify.
Not everyone needs their required minimum distributions from their retirement accounts to make ends meet. If you don’t need your distribution, one option is to donate it to charity and not pay taxes on it.