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Resources and Services for Your Aging Plan

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 fully care for yourself. The day after that column ran, I received a call […]

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Plan B For Aging a Lifesaver for You and Family

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 when the kids come down with chicken pox. In cases like this, having a “Plan B” can […]

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Create Your Own Plan for Long Term Care in Old Age

When most of us hear “long-term health care plan,” we think of insurance. Not necessarily so. While a LTCI policy may be part of your health care planning, it isn’t a plan. Even those who don’t need such insurance need a long-term health care plan. I recently heard a presentation by Carolyn McClanahan, MD, CFP. […]

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Planning, Funds Essential To Avoid Nursing Home Stays

If you’ve ever visited someone in a nursing home, chances are you walked out afterward vowing, “I’m never going to end up in a place like this.” That vow is one most of us would make. Keeping it, however, is another matter. Let’s consider some facts. What are the odds you will live the last […]

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