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How Do You Want to Be Remembered?

When Jennifer’s father died, her first worry was about her mother and how she will recover. Her mother was so shocked and saddened when it happened that she didn’t want to get out of bed and face the world, let alone deal with … [Read more...]

Is Home Care Covered by Medicare?

Q. My sister, Betty, is 68 years old and has Parkinson's disease. Her symptoms include tremors, impaired balance, difficulty walking and talking, anxiety, and confusion, at times. Her limited mobility makes it difficult for her to … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: How Do I Know if Assisted Living is Right for My Dad?

Dear Ernie and Jannette, My father is considering assisted living. He wants me to help him choose a facility. I honestly don’t know where to begin or if assisted living is even right for him. How can I know? Thanks!Anita … [Read more...]

How Dementia Affects the Body AND the Brain

Please note: There was an incorrect link in today's newsletter. To reach the "Is Home Care Covered by Medicare?" article, please click here. We apologize for the inconvenience. --- Rob is in his early 70’s and was recently … [Read more...]

How Will Divorce Affect My Estate Planning?

Q. My husband and I completed our estate planning documents ten years ago. Now that we are both ready for retirement, we have decided to go our separate ways. We have been separated for a while now, and divorce is imminent. What … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Why Should I Bother with Estate Planning?

Dear Bebe, My mom keeps telling my wife and I that we should make an appointment to get our estate planning done. I am in my early 40's and in good health, and have a 10 year old child. Why should I think about estate planning … [Read more...]

Using a Reverse Mortgage to Age in Place

Jim and Julie have lived in Northern Virginia for forty years and have no plans of moving. They are original owners of their home and their mortgage has long since been paid off. They are active in their community and truly love … [Read more...]