Financial and Planning

How Does Veteran’s Aid and Attendance Benefits Help Pay for Senior Living?

As it turns out, the majority of seniors qualify for Veteran's Aid benefits because they hail from a generation where many more people served in the military. This not only includes the veterans themselves, but widows of veterans, too. For this reason, many people don’t even think to ask about what VA benefits may be available to them. Keep reading, and we’ll explain what some of the actual criteria are. Veteran's Benefits for Senior Living It’s actually easier to qualify than you think. Many people easily qualify even without the slightest suspicion that they would. Here’s [...]

Senior Living Care Planning

Didn't Plan for Senior Living Care? If you haven't planned for senior living care, you have a lot of company. Most don't either because they don't think they'll need it or because they want to save their assets for their children. This doesn't mean they can't afford suitable care; it just means the choices may be more limited. Fortunately, just like the variety in settings, styles, and amenities, senior living residences are available at a variety of price points. The cost will vary with the residence, apartment size, and types of services needed. Every community charges [...]

2019-02-16T21:31:51-04:00By |Financial and Planning|

Tips to Help Seniors Protect Their Money!

An article that summarizes some very fundamental tips that seniors should remember in trying to protect themselves and their money. If you have an opportunity to communicate this information to seniors in general, we strongly urge you to do so. In general, seniors should be reminded: 1. Don't sign up for any contests, sweepstakes, or "free" offers for anything. 2. Shred financial documents and paperwork with personal information before you discard them. 3. Protect your Social Security number. Give it out only if absolutely necessary or ask to use another identifier. 4. Don't give out personal information over [...]

2014-04-24T18:33:39-04:00By |Financial and Planning|