How to Encourage Senior Parents to Exercise

Exercise is key to living a long and healthy life, and if your aging parents are currently in less than great shape, it may be up to you to encourage them to turn things around. Start From a Place of Love. No matter what shape your parent is in, they are unlikely to...

Why are They Considering a Medicaid Divorce?

Medicaid divorce is the dissolution of a marriage in which one spouse requires long-term care. Medicaid divorce is intended to protect assets for the non-applicant spouse, also called the healthy spouse or community spouse. By divorcing, a healthy spouse may be able...

Getting Affairs in Order Before Death

Handling the affairs of a deceased parent or another family member can be daunting. However, knowing you have everything organized and in one place will reduce your anxiety the next time you go on vacation.   Consider Hiring an Estate Planning Lawyer. Many online...

Managing an Aging Parent’s Money

When we think about those struggling with finances, we usually picture recent college graduates and young adults. Yet 60% of seniors are working into retirement because they can’t afford to retire. It’s important to understand the most effective ways to assist your...

Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family Caregivers

Caring for yourself is one of the most important and one of the most forgotten things you can do as a caregiver. On the one hand, caring for your family member demonstrates love and commitment and can be a very rewarding personal experience. On the other, exhaustion,...