Special Needs Trust May Prolong Life of Beneficiary

Individuals with mental illnesses already have a number of unique challenges to face, and now Time Magazine tells us they have one more terrifying prospect, because, according to Time’s recent article by Kate Torgovnick “on average, people with severe mental illness die 25 years younger than the rest of the population.” There are many contributing… Read More »

Forced Divorce for Seniors?

Growing old alone can be tough, but it might be what many of our parents and grandparents will be forced to do in order to protect their assets and still qualify for Medicare. In her article Caring for Aging Loved Ones Can Be a Catch-22, journalist Gail Sheehy describes how she learned the hard way… Read More »

The “Spousal Protection Plan’: Creating A Plan For Each Other

Senior couples often ask how they might protect each other from the devastating financial cost of long term nursing home care.  This is a real concern, as nursing home expenses average $9,500 per month in our community,  and are likely only to increase over time. This concern is all the more real for those who… Read More »