From the “crappy estate planning advice professionals give their customers” file: I’ve heard a TON of terrible advice that comes from financial professionals about estate planning–but this is probably the most common and the most damaging. And it usually comes from banks and bankers: “You should put one of your kids on your account so they […]
Last week, I promised to give you some thoughts on nursing home care. And here it is!
Now that we’re living longer than ever, we need to ask some tough questions about how to care for our elders (and ourselves) when the time comes. Making the decision to place a loved one in a nursing home can be one of the most heart-wrenching decisions you’ll ever make.
Mom, long before her last illness.
Can you believe this woman had 10 kids?
My mom, shortly before she passed away.
She’s why I want to help people have a good, secure, content old age.
Ain’t she something?
We all know that Americans are living far longer today than we were even a short time ago. But we’re living sicker lives. Currently, elder Americans spend 65 cents of every dollar spent on health care and that amount is expected to take a sharp upward turn in dollars and as a percentage of expenditures in the near future.