The Cost of Long-Term Care is On the Rise

Stanley and June Blum have been married for more than 75 years and are approaching the second century of life. Stanley is 97 and June is 96. Stanley is a retired shoe-industry executive who paints and writes poetry, while June is … [Read more...]

Has In-home Care Gotten a Lot More Expensive this Year?

Q. I’ve been a full-time caregiver for my mother for the past few years. Last year, when I noticed that my role was becoming more than I could handle myself, I started looking into in-home care. At the time, I decided against it … [Read more...]

$10,000 – $12,000? That’s for a Year, Right?

Q. I read in one of your recent newsletters that nursing homes in the metro DC area cost $10,000 - $12,000 a month. I think you made a typo, and I wanted to bring it to your attention. Those amounts are for a year, right? If … [Read more...]