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When YOUR Long-Term Care Premiums Start Climbing, Will YOU Know What To Do?

If you’re the owner of a long-term care insurance policy, you’ve probably learned that premiums can (unfortunately) go up over time. But when you’re confronted with a big increase, do you know what your options are? Here’s a real life example we’re facing in our office. We’ve been helping a client who just found out […]

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Quick Take: Best Banks For Protecting Vulnerable Seniors

What banks score best for protecting seniors from hackers and scams? TD Bank, Bank of America, and PNC all take top spots, says Money Magazine.  

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New Measures To Protect Seniors From Financial Abuse

To protect seniors from financial abuse, brokers like Charles Schwab are rolling out new protective measures. Starting February 5, brokers will ask you to name a “Trusted Contact,” like a family member or friend, they can reach out to if they suspect you may be subject to financial exploitation, or if they have questions about […]

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Keeping Aging Investors Safe From Financial Exploitation

We spend a lot of time making sure our clients and their finances stay safe, even as they age. Are you familiar with the facts about financial exploitation and aging? Financial abuse costs seniors billions of dollars each year. Here’s some new numbers from Greg Brumbeloe, in a recent article for Financial Advisor magazine. Brumbeloe […]

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Do You Know Your Senior Living Options?

Over the past year, we’ve had quite a few clients move into senior housing communities. We’ve also worked with more than a few baby boomer clients as they help with research to pick out the right community for their parents. There is a broad range of housing options out there, from independent living and assisted living, […]

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Feeling Squished? It’s Sandwich Generation Month!

July is Sandwich Generation Month, celebrating those people who have the double-whammy of responsibility for taking care of both their children and their aging parents. If you have experienced this first-hand, you already know the incredible stress that comes with taking care of three generations at once. How many Americans are part of the sandwich generation? […]

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3 Fast Facts: How Adult Children Help Out With Long-Term Care

Fact #1:   17 percent of adult children will serve as caregivers for their aging parents. Fact #2:   Those who do help out with caregiving will spend an average of 77 hours per month, which can “strain both their finances and their health,” says a recent study by the Center for Retirement Research at […]

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Finding The Happy Medium Between Today And Tomorrow

Sad news today as former Fort Lauderdale resident and Partridge Family 1970s teen heart throb David Cassidy revealed he has dementia and has stopped performing. Many of our clients and their families have suffered profoundly from this disease. Dementia devastates those who suffer from the illness and also those who care for them. This is undoubtedly one of […]

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Join Us For Our January 26th ‘Meet The Expert’ Lunch!

Questions about long-term care? Come join us for lunch on Thursday, January 26 at our offices and ‘Meet the Expert’. Our guest will be William “Bill” Dyess, one of South Florida’s most experienced long-term care experts, who is a fellow member of the South Florida Financial Planning  Association. This is a great opportunity to learn […]

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Work It Like A Marine: Secrets To Keeping Your Brain Forever Young

There’s some intriguing new research directed at answering why some people remain mentally sharp and nimble well into old age (earning them the title of ‘superagers’) while others become feeble and fuzzy-minded far too early. Is it genetics, diet and exercise, or some other mysterious factor at work? Lisa Feldman Barrett, professor of psychology at Northeastern University, studied […]

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