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Heart Disease and Its Impact on the Elderly

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Heart disease is the most frequent condition found among the elderly. It also the number one cause of death for the elderly.

Helping Seniors Cope with COVID 19

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Right now, several states are encouraging, and even mandating, self-isolation and quarantine due to the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID 19.

Facing the Realities and Adversities of Aging

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Getting older is definitely not a cakewalk. If there is one thing that is true for every living person on this planet it is that everyone of us will get older and eventually die.

Does Long Term Care Insurance Really Work

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Insurance agents who sell long term care insurance and the people who buy this insurance are confident that this product will protect the purchasers from the financial ravages of needing long term care services in the future.

Dealing with the Challenges of Aging

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Every working day at the National Care Planning Council we receive numerous requests from the public for assistance for aging seniors.

What Is the Greatest Risk for Retired Seniors?

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By far, the greatest risk for retired seniors, especially those who are advanced in age, is the need for long-term care services.

Three Reasons to Take Social Security at Age 62

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Assume that you are age 62 this year and your full Social Security retirement age will be 67, five years from now.

What Is Survivors Pension with Aid and Attendance

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Survivors Pension, also known as Death Pension, is a disability income program available to the single surviving spouse and/or dependent children of a deceased veteran who served during a period of war.

What Is the Difference between Conservatorship and Guardianship

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Sometimes it may be necessary to pursue a conservatorship or guardianship for a person who is not able to make or communicate decisions. Unlike a power of attorney, an individual appointed as a conservator or guardian can make decisions on behalf of the person being protected and those decisions cannot be overridden by the protected person.

How Can You Get Money Out of Life Insurance Without Dying

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A life settlement, or senior settlement, as they are sometimes called, involves selling an existing life insurance policy to a third party, a person or an entity other than the company that issued the policy, for more than the policy's cash surrender value, but less than the net death benefit.

Government Only Pays for Only about 16 Percent of Long Term Care

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Government programs such as Medicare, Medicaid and the Veterans Administration will cover the cost of long-term care under certain conditions.

Medical Care Decisions Prior to Death

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No one in this country dies from old age.

Why Do You Need to Review and Update Your Beneficiary Arrangements

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Beneficiary designations at death take precedence over the provisions of a will or trust.

Some Ideas on How to Avoid Probate

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Probate avoidance is not as important as it used to be because of the many states that are bypassing the formal probate process with simplified options.

Elder Mediation Services

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It is amazing how quickly formerly cordial relationships between family members will sour when the family has to deal with care of elderly parents or inheritance at their death.

Financial Abuse of Senior Citizens

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Roughly 35 percent of the 25 million persons in the U.S. at age 71 or above have mild cognitive impairment or dementia, according to a Duke University study.

Will Medicaid Take Away Your Home

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Federal law allows states to recover money spent on behalf of the Medicaid beneficiary.

The Value of Life Insurance for the Final Years

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Life insurance for the final years of life is generally a good thing.

Understanding Powers of Attorney

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A power of attorney is a legal instrument.

Elder Law and Estate Planning Advice

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Many aging seniors rely entirely on family or other trusted individuals to help them.