Coping With A Pandemic’s Divisiveness

Watch this video on YouTube Pandemics, unlike other disasters which bring communities and nations together, fracture relationships and social structures. In a March 12 New York Times column, “Pandemics Kill Compassion, Too,” David Brooks discusses...

Financial Caregivers Need Self-Care, Too

Watch this video on YouTube These are hard times to be in the caregiving business. Of course, front and center in this crisis are the medical caregivers charged with people’s physical wellbeing. These devoted and courageous professionals risk their lives caring...

The Middle-Class Cost of Medicare for All

Watch this video on YouTube The concept of “Medicare for All” is getting a lot of attention in the 2020 Presidential race. Senator Elizabeth Warren’s promise that it will not cost the middle-class “one penny” has much appeal. While most...

Resources and Services for Your Aging Plan

Watch this video on YouTube A few weeks ago I wrote about the importance of having a “Plan B” for aging when life events take an unexpected turn. Among the most common of these events are sudden and unforeseen health challenges that leave you unable to...

Medicare For All, Taxes for All

Watch this video on YouTube As the recent debates among the Democratic presidential candidates emphasized, the idea of government-managed health care is gaining popularity. “Medicare for all” or some form of “free” universal health care is...

Plan B For Aging a Lifesaver for You and Family

Watch this video on YouTube Your family day at the lake is interrupted by a thunderstorm. You’ve planned the perfect outdoor June wedding, but unseasonable cold will have the bridesmaids turning blue. You and your spouse have to cancel a romantic weekend getaway...