Category Archives: Legal

Women and Long-Term Care Insurance

Long-term care insurance is far more expensive for women than men, so here are ways women can keep costs down.   Source: Women and Long-Term Care Insurance

How the Elderly Lose Their Rights

This is an important article and the contents might surprise you.  Could you, or someone you love, fall prey to those who would strip you of your rights?  Source: How the Elderly Lose Their Rights | The New Yorker

The True Cost of Gray Divorce

None of us want to think about it, but the divorce rate among older Americans is on the rise.  And whatever the reason, financial issues are thorny and difficult to work through.  If you or a friend are looking at a split, be sure to be prepared for the financial ramifications:   Source: The True Cost of Gray Divorce

Elder Care and Assisted Living: Consumer Reports Overview

Sooner or later, for ourselves or our loved ones, it’s going to come up.  What is the difference between assisted living and nursing home care? What are the options for paying for it?  Here’s a good discussion from a source we have learned to trust – Consumer Reports.  Source: Elder Care and Assisted Living: Who Will Care for You? – Consumer Reports

Community Resource Directory

Here’s a great online resource to connect you with local services, opportunities, community events, and much more.  Well worth a bookmark!  Source: Community Resource Directory – Help Topics, Volunteering, and Things to Do