July 28, 2021 In Advovacy, Insurance

Workforce Opportunities for Older Americans

Many older Americans are willing and able to work, however, in April 2020 the unemployment rate for eligible workers 55 and older increased to 13.6 percent. COVID-19 restrictions and associated layoffs account for some unemployment…

April 28, 2021 In Advovacy, Insurance

Personal Possessions and Estate Planning

If your estate plan is all set, it will be taking care of your home, savings, and investments, making sure that your family will get those valuable estate items fairly and efficiently. Your plan will…

April 21, 2021 In Advovacy, Insurance

We Need More Geriatric Care Managers

The name can be misleading as professional geriatric care managers tend to a senior’s unique health care situation needs rather than being responsive to a particular age. The truth is aging is a complex, highly…

April 7, 2021 In Advovacy, Insurance

CMS and CDC Ease Restrictions on Nursing Home Visitation

Because of the dramatic slowdown of COVID-19 infections and deaths along with the US vaccination program, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are…

March 31, 2021 In Advovacy, Insurance

Property Co-Ownership and the Risks Involved

Although there are some positives to owning a property with the family such as letting you pass on the asset without going through probate, there are several risks, including taxes, creditor exposure, and loss of…

March 27, 2021 In Advovacy, Insurance

Falling and Immobility Amongst Seniors

Today, there is an entire senior industry built around responses and preventative measures to protect older people from falling, and with good reason. According to the National Council on Aging Falls Prevention Facts, “falls remain…

March 24, 2021 In Advovacy, Insurance

How Diet and Exercise Links to Alzheimer’s Disease

Concerns for you or a loved one about memory should never be ignored. There are many resources available through a simple internet search, and professional associations that provide education and guidance through a maze of…

March 10, 2021 In Advovacy, Insurance

Why You Might Consider Having a Trust

“Do I need a trust?”  is question we hear often. Read on for information to help figure out whether you need a trust and, if so, what kind fits your specific situation. For example, maybe…

February 24, 2021 In Advovacy, Insurance

Senior Money, Retirement, and Taxes in a Biden Administration

The new Biden Administration has the possibility of bringing significant changes to the current landscape for older Americans. Biden has outlined what he would like to accomplish for older Americans, and this article is intended…

February 17, 2021 In Advovacy, Insurance

Affordable Long-Term Care Needs To Be a Priority In The US

There will be challenges ahead as the population age 85 and older, the most likely to need long-term care, will more than triple between 2015 and 2050, as AARP reports. Elected leaders must rethink institutional…