An end-of-life program that enables patients with advanced cancer to document their wishes can enhance feelings of life completion, improve relationships with healthcare providers and decrease death-related anxiety, according to a presentation at the 2021 Virtual Association of Community Cancer Centers National Oncology Conference.
Reaching the point where you need to consider residential options for your mother can be overwhelming. Not only is it emotionally fraught, there are also financial and legal considerations.
Dealing with a sick family member is a challenging and emotional time.
It’s true that if your child is on your deed as a joint tenant on your home, your home will not have to go through probate if your child survives you. At your death, your surviving child would immediately become the sole owner of your home without probate and with minimal transfer costs.
Standing up to a health care professional can be daunting, especially if you’re worried about a premature discharge from a hospital.
Knowing when to retire and when to begin claiming benefits comes down to understanding yourself — and your finances.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a middle class family raising a child to adulthood will spend over $233,000 on that child between the ages of 0 to 18. That doesn’t even factor in the cost of college education, which can be thousands of dollars more per year once a child reaches adulthood.