In France, proposals to raise the retirement age are met with street protests. Yet around the world, the retirement age is creeping up; in the United States, it is moving up from 65 to 67.
We are living in confusing and scary times. The senior population has been identified as the most at-risk demographic for COVID-19.
Although it can be useful to have another party available to keep track of bills when you’re sick or away, adding a child’s name to a bank account may be more of a hassle than it’s worth.
The guiding forces behind baby boomer life in the 2020s are high expectations during a much longer retirement, more investment choices but less investment safety, and rising interest rates.
Alzheimer’s is also one of the most expensive diseases to treat and often results in financial strain on families trying to find and pay for the best care.
A living will lays out your preferences for life-sustaining medical treatment.
Blended families highlight the need for careful estate planning to make sure the needs of each spouse are met, as well as the needs of each parents’ children.
Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that causes a progression of symptoms.
It is essential to bring up a parent’s aging expectations and set goals together even though initial discussions may be uncomfortable.
While the US economy is in a cycle of more than ten years of economic growth, its citizens, even the “wealthy” ones, are worried about running out of cash and are scared to spend.
According to AARP aging in place is a goal for 3 out of 4 Americans aged 50 or more.
Digital literacy training will give a senior the confidence and skills they need to access information and online services.
While a will is a necessary document, it is still a relatively simple document that may not cover everything you want it to.
Before you retire or leave full-time employment for other pursuits, consider the impacts of your decision on the financial well being of your future.
There are several ways that seniors and their loved ones can prepare for winter and the hazards that go along with the colder weather.
A letter of intent can be a beneficial piece in estate planning.
One cannot overstate the importance of family presence in a senior’s life.
Data breaches have been one of the hot topics this year in the wake of the Capital One data breach which compromised nearly 100 million Americans.
When policymakers consider the costs of dementias like Alzheimer’s disease, they consider both direct and indirect costs.
There are things you can do to keep the brain sharp, small daily habits which can reduce the risk of cognitive decline.
Seniors are being presented with more living options than ever before.
Powerful “power of attorney” (POA) documents are essential.
The importance of making end of life preparations cannot be stressed enough.
Most people dream of the day they can retire. The problem is that many do not move beyond dreaming to planning.
How Parents of College Aged Children Can Have A Legal Right to Help In Emergencies and Get Information
The Family Compact is a legally enforceable set of documents meant to permit parents the right to ask about their child and intervene in emergencies.