Yet only 3 in 10 have made a plan to address this issue.  Why would people worry about a problem many of them will face (70% per HHS), but take no action to mitigate it?  I’ve concluded the reason is that they think the insurance to pay for LTC is too expensive.… Read more...

A few days ago, I overheard a woman who looked as if she were in her 50s talking on the subway to another woman who looked to be in her 50s.

One told the other, “My mother is coming to New York.… Read more...

An article in Forbes Magazine recently quoted a study performed by AARP that approximately 42.1 million unpaid caregivers are helping family members with their “limitation in daily activities.” “Caregivers can be children, spouses, siblings or even close friends, but the ‘average’ caregiver is a 49-year-old woman who spends nearly 20 hours per week caring for her mother, a task that continues for nearly five years.
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