Planning for Care

Planning for Care

Ring! Ring! Ring! Every January that is the familiar sound we hear as our phone rings off the hook with concerned adult children calling after they have spent the holidays with their aging parents and realize they are in need of more care.  Planning for…

Medicare or Medicaid?

Medicare or Medicaid?

Medicare or Medicaid? What Medicare Will Cover and When to Apply for Medicaid Picture this . . . Susie, who is 82 years old, fell, broke her hip, and was taken to the hospital. The hospital then discharged her to a skilled facility for rehab.…

Wills: The Gift of Preparing

Wills: The Gift of Preparing

Jane is a 75-year-old widow living her very best life.  After losing her husband to cancer, she vowed to her son that she wouldn’t become a “bitter old widdy woman”.  At a recent small family dinner, Jane’s son Russell, asked her about her Will. Jane…

Holiday Tips for a COVID World

Holiday Tips for a COVID World

A Different Kind of Holiday Season It’s that time of year again…time for holidays, celebrations, family, hugs, laughs, decorating, overeating, travel, gifts, and much more. In an ordinary year, in addition to these ‘fun’ activities, the holiday season often contributes to added stress and feelings…