March 4, 2019
Breaking The Bank

126 – Protecting Money from the Cost of Long Term Care – Part 1 – Who Pays for Care When the Money Runs Out?

This is part one of a four part series about protecting money from the cost of long term care.  One of the first things people ask when their loved one needs long term care is, “who pays for care when the money runs out.”  This episode discusses this important issues […]
March 1, 2019
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125 – When the Caregiver Can’t Sleep Something Needs to Change

It seems that anyone caring for an aging parent, spouse or elderly loved one works twenty-four-seven. But there’s only so much one person can do.  The reality is they need some down time – at the very least they need a good night sleep. When the time comes that someone […]
February 27, 2019
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124 – Who Pays the Bill if a Guardianship is Needed?

Your loved one should have a power of attorney.  That way, if they ever become incapacitated you can step in and manage their financial affairs.  However, if they become incapacitated and don’t have a power of attorney there is another, albeit less convenient, remedy available.  In that situation you might […]
February 25, 2019
Piggy Bank With Money

123 – Do You Know What Assets Your Loved One Has and Where They Are?

One of the first steps when caring for a loved one is to determine what assets they have and where they are.  This episode will discuss a few things to think about when it comes to assets.  It’s easy to miss things – or to think they have more than […]
February 23, 2019
Calm Sea Stormy Sky

122.5 – What If You Can’t Have an End of Life Conversation with Your Loved One Due to Alzheimer’s Disease or Another Type of Dementia?

What If Your Can’t Have an End of Life Discussion With Your Loved One Due to Alzheimer’s Disease or Some Other Dementia? It’s really important to discuss end of life issues with the people you love.  That discussion will reduce the stress and anxiety for everyone involved.  But what happens […]
February 22, 2019
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122 – Have You Discussed End of Life Care with Your Loved One?

Preparing a living will is a great start.  But even more important than the document is the discussion.  What do they really want at the end of their life.  The more you know the better you will feel if you have to make those decisions for them.  A clear understanding […]