On Father’s Day, we often reflect on all the selfless actions our Dad’s have taken over the years. As we watch our parent’s age, we start to ask ourselves what we can do to help them age successfully. You’d prefer that there were no hiccups, bumps or unexpected turns along the way. So what can you do to help now in order to make the road ahead easier? [Read more…] about 3 Reasons to Help Dad With His Long-Term Plan This Father’s Day
In response to identity theft concerns, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will send recipients new Medicare cards starting this month. Previously, Medicare cards had the recipients’ social security numbers printed on them, risking identity theft if they were lost or stolen. Of the 1.3 million fraud cases reported to the Federal Trade Commission in 2016, 6.6 percent were related to government documents or benefits. [Read more…] about Medicare to Issue New Beneficiary Cards without Social Security Numbers
There are millions of senior Veterans and surviving spouses of Veterans over the age of 65 in the united states. Many of these Veterans and surviving spouses are receiving long-term care or will need some type of care in the future. What many Veterans don’t know is that there is financial assistance available from the Veterans Administration (VA) to help cover the costs. [Read more…] about Senior Veterans: Get VA Financial Help for Long-Term Health Care
If you are Veteran or the surviving spouse of a Veteran you may be entitled to collect an additional $1,000-2,000 tax-free per month. Many Veterans are unaware of the VA Pension with Aid & Attendance benefit available through the Department of Veterans Affairs. Aid & Attendance is designed to help offset health care costs if you are facing the challenge of paying for care while maintaining your quality of life.