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May 29, 2015

10 Steps Caregivers Can Take to Prepare for the Financial Future

Are you a caregiver to someone with special needs? Here are 10 steps to help get you started on preparing for the financial future.  Remember that each family's needs are unique, so you should consider your own situation carefully and seek tax advice based on your particular circumstances.  

November 1, 2015

10 Tips for Family Caregivers

November is National Family Caregiver Month 2015. The great people at the Caregiver Action Network have some amazing resources for family caregivers. Whether you are a recent caregiver, or you have been a caregiver all your life, there is always more to learn.
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August 12, 2015

4 Easy Steps for Making An Aging Loved One’s Home More Accessible

If you have a parent or loved one who is 65 or older, chances are you’ve begun to give some thought to their future. More specifically, you’ve probably considered whether they’ll be able to age in place or whether they’ll need to move into an assisted living facility. According to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, most seniors prefer to age in place, which is perfectly understandable. If that is the route you and your loved one choose to take, here’s some good news—making the home more accessible for an aging senior doesn’t have to be a huge, costly project. Here are a few steps to take that will help make the process as easy as possible.

Moms and Dads
February 29, 2016

Is There a Difference Between Caring for Moms and Dads?

Much has been written about the Sandwich Generation — that population of 24 million caregivers who are squeezed between caring for children while simultaneously caring for an older parent. According to a 2013 Pew Research study, 47 percent of people in their 40s and 50s fall into the Sandwich Generation category and one in seven of these adults are providing financial assistance to college-age children and older parents.


March 1, 2016

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May 17, 2015

What You Might Not Know About Children's Medicaid Benefits

Navigating Medicaid benefits can be a daunting task, especially when it comes to children.  Most of us are aware that Medicaid covers doctor’s visits, hospital stays, prescriptions, and also provides or reimburses for mileage travel to any Medicaid-approved medical visits for children who fall under certain financial guidelines.
January 18, 2016

Why You’ll Pay More for Home Care Workers

Workers who come to families’ homes to help someone eat, get dressed or take medications must be paid the federal minimum wage and overtime following a U.S. Supreme Court decision on Oct. 6. The change in law took effect Oct. 13, but full enforcement won’t begin until Jan. 1, 2016.