Can Caregiver Burnout Be Prevented?

Can Caregiver Burnout Be Prevented

Providing care for an aging relative or loved one is often physical and emotionally challenging. Learn how to recognize the early signs of burnout – and how to prevent it.

What Should I Do with an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis?

What Should I Do with an Alzheimer's Diagnosis

Almost half a million new cases of Alzheimer’s disease will be diagnosed this year in the United States, according to the BrightFocus Foundation. Worldwide, someone develops some form of dementia every three seconds.

Denial of Social Security Disability Benefits

Why Does Government Deny Social Security Disability Benefits

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is one of the least understood insurance policies available to U.S. workers. Many workers don’t realize they have the income protection SSDI provides or that they contributed to the coverage with every paycheck through FICA tax payments.

What a Family Caregiver Needs to Know

What a Family Caregiver Needs to Know

If you’re a caregiver, part of your job may be to keep track of your loved one’s legal affairs. You probably know — or are learning — that it’s a big responsibility.

Estate Planning Tips for Solo Seniors

Estate Planning Tips for Solo Seniors

So, what happens with your estate plans if you are not in a traditional nuclear family? There is quite a lot that can fall under the umbrella of a non-traditional family, and the recommendations will vary depending on your specific circumstances.

Senior Second Marriages and Estate Planning

Senior Second Marriages and Estate Planning

More Americans are now getting married over 65 than ever before. Even though this may be a second or third marriage for many, caregivers should nevertheless be aware of certain aspects that shouldn’t be ignored amidst all the wedding plans and celebrations.