Aging Life Care News
October 13, 2016
While the vast majority of older adults would like to live out their lives in their own homes, it isn't always a practical option. If in-home care isn’t possible, and a parent doesn't need round-the-clock skilled nursing services, assisted living might be the right solution.
The problem, though, is that assisted living can be expensive, and the quality of facilities can vary.
September 1, 2016
Kaiser Health News
It’s a mistake to rely on hospital staff to ensure that things go smoothly; medical centers’ interests (efficiency, opening up needed beds, maximizing payments, avoiding penalties) are not necessarily your interests (recovering as well as possible, remaining independent and easing the burden on caregivers).
Instead, you and a family member, friend or caregiver need to be prepared to ask plenty of questions and push for answers.
August 12, 2016
There is a new cost in retirement and older age — navigating complexity. While managing finances in retirement can be a challenge — surviving the health-care and home-care system can make the most complex portfolio or financial advisor's Monte Carlo simulation look like a family board game.
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