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Elder Care Planning

CCRC vs Nursing Home vs Assisted Living: Making the Right Choice

Choosing the right type of care community for a loved one depends on their specific needs, health conditions, and preferences. Here is my overview of Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs), Assisted Living, and Nursing Homes to help you make an informed decision.

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Elder Care Planning

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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Elder Care Planning

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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Elder Care Planning

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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The New Normal.
Elder Care Planning

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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