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 […]
The VA offers two disability programs: Disability compensation and disability pension.
Americans are getting older, and most want to stay in their homes and communities as they age. As a result, many homeowners are taking steps to modify their homes so they will be able to safely and comfortably remain in their homes for as long as possible. This is called “aging in place.” With the […]