Did you know that 70% of adults over the age of 65 are predicted to need some type of long-term care for an average length of three years? While thinking about your future, you’ve likely already planned financially, but have you considered your long-term care options?
Long-term care providers could soon have access to a newly developed tool that can accurately predict the life expectancy of dementia patients.
No one likes to think about needing long-term care. Yet the reality is that many people will, at some point in their life.
According to www.longtermcare.gov, 28% of people aren’t planning for future nursing home care because long-term care costs are so high, and 45% of people simply don’t know how to plan. My own experience with both advisors and clients reflects this. As a long-term care planning attorney, this is concerning to me: there are many, many options for planning for future long-term care needs, but people don’t know they exist! This is a significant problem, but there’s a solution available if we know why the problem exists. [Read More]
The Social Security Administration has announced a 1.6 percent increase in benefits in 2020, nearly half of last year’s change. The small rise has advocates
It should come as no surprise that where we are born, grow, live, work, play, and age can have a dramatic impact on our health.