For the first time in human history, we have a greater percentage of the global population over age 65 than under the age of 5. While life expectancy based on medical history has thus far been a primary factor in determining potential for longevity, as we move away from traditional institutional care into community/ home-based care, there will be more emphasis on the Five Pillars of Longevity, as they relate to long term care.
Last year was filled with turbulence for seniors and family caregivers. The House of Representatives passed the RAISE Act offering help and support for elderly families. For many, the cost of caring for our loved ones carry unexpected emotional burdens and financial surprises. Costs are only expected to increase along with the out-of-pocket expenses that could jeopardize the quality of senior health care. Read More
Have you thought about estate planning, such as making a will, but haven’t actually taken care of it yet? You’re not alone. According to a Harris Poll, 64% of Americans haven’t completed a will. Read More
Are you concerned about having enough income to meet your needs during retirement? Or are you taking care of a loved one and responsible for his or her financial and health care needs? If so, you might feel overwhelmed with all of the choices and options available to you. Researching, creating a longevity plan, and asking the right questions takes a lot of time and energy. However, it’s important to begin the process now so you have a longevity plan in place and make the right choices when the need arises. Read More
Wouldn’t it be great to have a crystal ball that could indicate what the future has in store? Of course, none of us has that luxury. Maybe that’s a good thing in some circumstances, but knowing what the future holds for our health and finances would be useful.
When it comes to legal services, an elder law attorney can help seniors plan and address legal needs that generally don’t apply to younger generations.