Longevity changes how America plans for their future retirement. This includes real estate. “Senior Ready” homes help you stay at home as you age. Advance planning is required before you retire.
Many people suffer from allergies. As you age, allergies can complicate existing health issues. Plus, knowing if you have a cold, the flu or an allergy is important. With our longevity, advance planning is key.
American longevity is creating an increase of multigenerational households. As more people require help with normal activities/long-term care, this places a burden on adult children and their families.
As more people age mobility loss becomes a major concern. There are ways to help you or an elder family member adapt. This underscores the need for advance long-term care plan prior to retirement.
Many people don't think of end-of-life issues. Hospice, comfort care or palliative care makes it easier on both the person and the family. Barbara Bush's end-of-life decision may bring comfort to other families.
A new study shows most Long-Term Care Insurance claims start with care at home. While most people think the insurance just pays for nursing homes the reality is the opposite. In 2017 Over $9.2 Billion in benefits were paid to American families.
Nearly half of family caregivers administer multiple medications, treat wounds or operate specialized medical equipment. Some states require hospitals to give them better instructions.
Many Baby-Boomers are now taking care of a parent as well as their own career and family responsibilities.
We are all living longer and longer. When a person needs Long Term Health Care many times it is an older spouse that is the caregiver. This isn't good for either person.