Many American families are in crisis when a parent, due to declining health or age, need long-term health care. The consequences are more than financial. One child must step up, and they wonder why this burden was placed on them
Back pain. Is it from muscle spasms, muscle tension, maybe a damaged disc? Several structural problems can result in back discomfort. Don't ignore it since as you get older, it can result in limited mobility and disability.
You have heard the saying the only two constant things in life are death and taxes. Tax time is here, and while you have until May 17, 2021, to file 2020 tax returns, don't wait too long to start putting it together.
Often diagnosed as mental illness, this dementia has dramatic consequences on the individual and their family. Frontotemporal dementia targets people ages 40 to 60. Families are not prepared for the costs and burdens that come from this disease.
The implications of being a family caregiver can impact multiple generations. Too often we ignore the financial costs and burdens of aging when planning for retirement. Longevity requires an advance plan for both family and finances.
You might think retirement is a ways away, and long-term care certainly not on your mind. Since the world is getting older, the consequences of longevity will significantly impact you and your family. Better way attention, now.
A recent study in Canada shows the pressure that family caregivers face and the amount of time their role will last. Preparing for the future costs and burdens of aging will reduce the stress and safeguard income and savings.
Family caregivers face tremendous stress and anxiety when forced into the role of being a caregiver. You can avoid placing this burden on those you love by putting a Long-Term Care policy in place before you retire.
Gene Wilder, star of Willy Wonka and other major movies, passed-away at age 83 in 2016 after suffering with Alzheimer’s. Many American families deal with the stress and burden of caring for a loved one with dementia.