Category: Elder Care Planning

How to write a great obituary

Writing an obituary can be a challenging task, as it requires capturing the essence of a person’s life and honoring their memory. Here are some guidelines to help you write a great obituary for your loved one.

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Gift Ideas for Seniors 2022

Is it right to be giving more “stuff” to someone who is planning to or has already downsized? Maybe a different approach should be considered when gifting to seniors.

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How to Choose a Nursing Home

There are big differences in the quality of nursing homes and the care they provide. 2 Sisters Senior Living Advisors help us identify and prioritize criteria for this difficult decision.

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Tips for the Fast Growing Sandwich Generation

Adult children often find themselves unprepared in the position of primary caregiver for their parents. Finances (and even more importantly TIME allocated toward supporting family) can be very dicey for members of the Sandwich Generation.

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Gift Ideas for Seniors

It’s the holiday season and we’re in shopping mode. Kids and significant others may be relatively easy to navigate, but what about our parents? What

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Can I Afford Elder Care?

As a Certified Financial Planner™ specializing in elder care I am asked this question daily. Unfortunately, all too often the family’s immediate reaction is that

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When Parents Won’t Accept Help

“I can’t hear you… LALALALALALALALALALALA” I recently presented on elder care to seemingly dissimilar groups. Despite their backgrounds, they all had the common bond of

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Reverse Mortgages

I often receive questions about reverse mortgages, particularly on whether they’re a viable solution to afford elder care. The first thing to realize here is

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Long Term Care Insurance

Is it worth considering? Age 50-60 has traditionally been the sweet spot for reviewing long-term care insurance options. New research is even indicating that the

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Conversation Start Kit

The Conversation Project

90% of people say that talking with their loved ones about end-of-life care is important. 27% have actually done so.* Initiating conversation can make the

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The New Normal.

The New Normal

Elder planning is a touchy but important subject. Whether it’s for yourself or that of a loved one, the impact of poor planning is rarely

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