The median cost of a private nursing home room in the United States has increased to $97,455 a year, up 5.5 percent from 2016, according to Genworth's 2017 Cost of Care survey.
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Answer: Yes. Pennsylvania has a statute that allows a bank, credit union, and other savings institutions to pay the amount on deposit to the spouse, any child, the father or mother or any sister or brother of the decedent (in that order of preference) if the total amount on deposit does not exceed $10,000. You […]
When your child reaches the age of 18, you no longer have the same level of access to, or authority over, his or her financial, educational and medical information. There are steps you can take to make sure your child is protected.
Many health care providers are still not aware that Medicare is required to cover skilled nursing and home care even if a patient is not showing improvement.
In addition to helping your family after your death, a prepaid funeral contract can be a good way to spend down assets in order to qualify for Medicaid.
A new report finds that states have made incremental improvements in providing long-term care, but need to achieve more gains in order to meet the needs of the growing number of people who require long-term care services.
Medicare benefits start at age 65, but many people continue working past that age, either by choice or need. It is important to understand how Medicare and employer coverage work together. Depending on your circumstances, Medicare is either the primary or secondary insurer. The primary insurer pays any medical bills first up to the limits […]
A little-known insurance option can be an answer for some people who might need care but are unable to buy long-term care insurance.
It is a pretty sad time for fans of music with the recent deaths of Chris Cornell, David Bowie, and Prince, among others. These are, in my opinion, some of the greatest creative minds and musical masters the world will ever see. Prince (Prince Rogers Nelson) was 57 years old when he died last year […]
A recent report from the Alzheimer’s Association states that one in nine Americans age 65 or older currently have Alzheimer’s. With the baby boomer generation aging and people living longer, that number may nearly triple by 2050. Alzheimer’s, of course, is just one cause of dementia—mini-strokes (TIAs) are also to blame—so the number of those […]
- Nursing Home Costs Rise Sharply in 2017
- FAQ: My dad passed with $5,000 in a checking account. Can I get these funds to pay for the funeral?
- Take These Three Steps When Your Child Turns 18
- Don't Let Health Care Providers Use the Improvement Standard to Deny Medicare Coverage
- Using a Prepaid Funeral Contract to Spend Down Assets for Medicaid
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