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Factors that increase the risk of elder abuse 

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Factors that increase the risk of elder abuse 

As we grow up, we tend to rely on the support of our older relatives, such as our parents, grandparents, aunties and uncles. It is an unavoidable fact of life that we all age, and there may come a time where the roles are reversed. Ensuring that your elderly relatives...

Avoid these 3 common Medicaid planning errors

A common notion is that you need to go broke to be eligible for Medicaid. However, it is not true. With proper planning and restructuring of your financial resources, you can meet the eligibility criteria without spending everything you own on nursing home care. This...

What are the steps to finding long-term care?

At some point in your life, you may need long-term care for a health condition or because of your age. It is important to look into setting up long-term care options now so that they are available when you need them. Having the right plan for your long-term care can...

3 benefits of assisted living

The decision to move your loved one to an assisted living facility is of great significance. Often, such a move can be looked upon from a negative perspective. However, taking steps to change the living circumstances of your loved one can be in their best interests. ...

2 ways to prepare for end-of-life medical decisions

Procrastination is one of the biggest hindrances to effective end-of-life planning. It’s hard to blame people for putting it off since it’s often uncomfortable for most people to even consider that subject. Any comprehensive approach to estate planning should take...

What is healthy spouse protection?

When one spouse has long-term care needs, but the other does not, it can lead to monetary concerns. Fortunately, federal law has asset and income protections in place to prevent financial hardships. What are healthy spousal impoverishment protections? Spouses of...

2 types of guardianships in Colorado

As your parents get older, medical issues may arise that you are not ready for. You may see a decline in mental health or physical ability. Although it may not be something you want to think about, you may not have much time left with them.  Do you want to help them...