Who Pays Mortgage When I Pass Away?

who pays the mortgage when you die

One important aspect of estate planning is deciding what will happen to your home after you die. The answer might be fairly cut and dry if the home is fully paid for. If it’s not, though, you’ll need to consider the financial ramifications for your estate and for the person who inherits the home.

Alexa, How Can You Help Seniors

Alexa how can you help seniors

Amazon has two new programs that integrate Alexa into hospitals and senior living communities, the company announced today.

Will there Be New Federal Funds for Home Care Services for the Elderly?

federal funds for home care

For older people and people with disabilities, solving everyday practical problems can be the difference between being able to live at home or being forced to move to an institution. Sometimes people need help getting dressed or making meals. Sometimes they need help managing medications or shopping for groceries.

How Does Power of Attorney Work?

How does a power of attorney work

For many families with elderly people or engaged in estate planning, power of attorney is essential, especially if the elderly person’s mental abilities are compromised. Having someone who can take care of legal and financial matters can make this part of life far easier. However, power of attorney is a sweeping grant of authority.

Before They’re Gone—Estate Planning Strategies

Estate planning strategies

If you have not already been inundated with invitations to webinars, articles and newsletters regarding the estate planning you should consider doing before new legislation passes, you undoubtedly will receive these over the next few months.

Good News for Social Security Recipients Next Year?

Social Security recipients likely already know that their benefits get a bump almost every year to counteract the effect of inflation. However, that cost-of-living adjustment is just one of several annual tweaks to the Social Security system.

What are Some Sure Signs of Dementia?

Dementia signs

It can be scary, to not trust your own mind. That is the betrayal sufferers of dementia feel every day—and there are many of them. “Of those at least 65 years of age, there” are “projected to be nearly 14 million by 2060,” says the CDC.

Should I Ask Mom and Dad about Their Finances?

talk to aging parents

There are now more than 70 million Baby Boomers in the U.S. However, millions of adult children may not be prepared to make important decisions about their parents’ future if necessary, because of a lack of knowledge about their parents’ finances.