Tag: elder care

Retirement Tips Seniors Will Need If the Capital Gains Tax Changes

Have you heard of the proposal currently going through Congress to change the capital gains tax rate? While the news may be circulating among tax professionals and investors, it may also be important to find out exactly what changes are on the table and how they might impact you, especially if you are a senior… Read more »

Warning Signs Your Aging Parent May Need Memory Care Soon

Forgetfulness can often be associated with aging. How do you decipher this natural sign of aging from the more serious symptoms of dementia? Let us take a look at some of the warning signs that may indicate that your aging parent needs memory care soon. Getting lost. As dementia worsens, it can be common for… Read more »

How to Start “Tough Conversations” About Medical Care

Set aside time as soon as possible to have conversations with loved ones about your personal preferences for medical and/or long-term care. Here are some important issues to consider:   ∙ Whom do you trust to make medical decisions on your behalf? Whom do you NOT want to make decisions for you? ∙ How do you… Read more »