10 Questions to Ask When Choosing
a Financial Planner ...
You may be considering
help from a financial planner for a number of reasons, whether
it's deciding to buy a new home, planning for retirement, long
term care insurance or your children's education
Aging Highlighted in New Census
An article that discusses dramatic changes in U.S. aging highlighted
in new census, NIH Report. Todays
older Americans are very different from their predecessors, living
longer, having lower rates of disability, achieving higher levels
of education and less often living in poverty...
Drug costs for elderly continue
to rise ...
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The
prices of the 50 prescription drugs most commonly used by the
elderly on average rose more than twice the rate of inflation
Elder Care Services ...
After one selects the proper
level of care the individual needs, the next step is determining
how to pay for those services. Will it be from your savings or
from something like elder care insurance
Everything You Must Know Before
You Fill Out Your Last Will and Testament Form
Avoid family disagreements. Many families struggle over who should
get what. A will allows you to give your things to whomever you
want, not to whomever a judge decides will get it.
In 1995, spending for ltc
for the elderly totaled $91 billion. - (General Accounting Office-
Testimony Before the Special Committee on Aging, U.S. Senate,
March 9, 1998)
Fraudulent Health Claims: Don't
Be Fooled ...
Consumers waste billions
of dollars on unproven, fraudulently marketed, and sometimes
useless health care products and treatments
Helping Older Adults Get The
Most Out Of Their Medications
Knowing more about the medications they take
may help older adults get more out of these medications-and suffer
from fewer adverse reactions...
IRS Issues Long-Term Care Premium Deductibility
Limits for 2006
Nov. 8, 2005- The Internal Revenue Service has announced the
2006 limitations on the deductibility of long-term care insurance
premiums from taxes.
Not-So-Golden Years ...
Some older Americans may
not be entering their golden years with gold, or any form of
wealth for that matter, according to a new study. Approximately
four in 10 people over the age of 60
The Challenge to Saving for
The National Summit on
Retirement Savings was established as part of the Savings Are
Vital to Everyone's Retirement Act (SAVER) of 1997 to examine
the state of retirement savings and...
What You Should Know About Financial
You may have come across
the term "financial planning" recently and wondered
what it means. You may have decided to start your own financial
plan but ...
When Your Aging Parents Are
Far Away, The Care Doesnt Have to Be
Caring for aging parents may be easier and
a lot less traumatic than you think with advice from the experts.
Here are some tips from the MetLife Mature Market Institute®,
on what to do when your parents need care and theyre far
Before the need arises, its a good
idea to talk with your parents. Make suggestions but avoid dictating...
Long Term Care