Posts Categorized: Financial Obligations

A Guide To Caring For Aging Parents

For many seniors, assisted living communities and nursing homes are not desirable, which is why many prefer to continue living in the comfort and familiarity of home. Still, to remain independent at home, modifications are usually necessary. These adjustments may include changes in the home itself, from bathroom remodels to the addition of ramps, as… Read more »

Improving Senior Financial Literacy

In 2004, the American Society on Aging sponsored a study to evaluate the financial knowledge of Americans age 50+, which included a survey of three simple yes/no questions that assessed the knowledge of the respondents on concepts such as inflation, risk diversification and interest rates.*At that time only one third of respondents could answer all… Read more »

The Hidden Cost-Savings Of Home Care For Seniors

While quality of life and quality of care are always priorities when researching long-term care options for seniors, cost is inevitably a factor. Costs of in-home care are determined on a case-by-case basis. Factors include your family member’s abilities, needs and desires – plus the needs and desires of other family members – which means… Read more »