Tag Archive | estate planning

Cognitive Life Expectancy and Women

Cognitive Life Expectancy and Women

Failing to plan means planning to fail.

The Conversation to Start with Your Family

The Conversation to Start with Your Family

A call after 10:00 PM never brings good news. My mom found my dad on the floor and asked me what she should do. I told her to call 911 and I’d meet her at the hospital. During intake we were asked for medical history, medications, and details about my dad’s health that neither my […]

Seventy percent of American’s over 65 will need long-term care

Seventy percent of American’s over 65 will need long-term care

Wow. Ignoring the facts won’t make them go away. They seem unbelievable. The National Clearinghouse for Long-Term Care Information reported that about 70% of Americans who live to age 65 will need long-term care at some time in their lives, over 40 percent in a nursing home. Learn more by visiting their website and to […]

Are you a Giver or a Taker?

Are you a Giver or a Taker?

I have revisited this question in my personal life over the last three decades—as I’m evaluating others and as I’m taking a close look at myself—to determine in which group I belong. I remember marveling at how much I seemed to soften after my son was born, but even that was nothing compared to the change […]