Research shows that caregivers do a better job if they take respite.
It is important to take precautions before providing personal information.
It is against the law to abuse, neglect, or exploit a disabled or older adult.
Planning can help families avoid hasty and expensive decisions.
Changing living arrangements can be a major event for an older person.
Attorneys can become certified elder law specialists.
Facilities where professionals care for people with chronic or acute illnesses or injuries.
Full retirement age is currently at age 66 years and 10 months (2021).
Medicare covers most medical expenses for Americans over the age of 65.
Administered by the state, Medicaid provides medical services to eligible individuals.
Medicaid pays for nursing home care when a person meets financial and medical criteria.
Long-term care insurance covers some or all of the costs of nursing home care.
A reverse mortgage allows homeowners to use home equity as security for a loan.