Nearly half of family caregivers administer multiple medications, treat wounds or operate specialized medical equipment. Some states require hospitals to give them better instructions.
Story on Financial Planning website explains the high cost of Long Term Health Care even when provided free by family members an AARP report shows.
But few people make preparations for dealing with and paying for Long Term Health Care. This inevitable part of life that can drain a family both emotionally and financially. Long-Term Care Insurance can make getting older easier on family and finances.
The cost of Long Term Health Care is very high. Retirement planning experts say Long-Term Care Insurance should be part of your retirement plan.
Many Baby-Boomers are now taking care of a parent as well as their own career and family responsibilities.
A new study shows that women suffer more than men do with memory deterioration. Women are also caregivers first before they become the ones who need care. Planning and research are required.
This is an op-ed from a retired college professor who talks about his first-hand experience with his wife's Long-Term Care. He shares how their LTC policy helped his family.
African-Americans are twice as likely as whites to develop Alzheimer's. Research suggests it impacts African-Americans in a different way compared to others. An advance plan, including Long-Term Care Insurance, is key to retirement planning.
You might have something in common with Bill and Melinda Gates. Gray divorce. How will that impact future long-term care? How would getting married a second or third time affect long-term care planning?