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Financial Planning for Alzheimer's

When Elder Care Requires Legal Advice
Caregiving

When Elder Care Requires Legal Advice

Consult an elder care lawyer preemptively to avoid making a panicked phone call in the moment.
September 15, 2020
Dementia: How to Find the Right Fit for Long-Term Care
retirement

Dementia: How to Find the Right Fit for Long-Term Care

Tap these resources to locate a memory-care facility for a loved one with Alzheimer's or another type of dementia.
May 2, 2019
Finding a New Path With Dementia
retirement

Finding a New Path With Dementia

Retirees and others living with one of the many different types of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, are breaking the stereotypes.
July 2, 2018
Can You Afford $72,000 a Year for Long-Term Care?
retirement

Can You Afford $72,000 a Year for Long-Term Care?

That's what one of my own family members pays, and it's not unusual. Everyone needs a solid long-term care plan. Here are four ways to layer yourself …
February 26, 2018
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Build an Action Plan For Alzheimer’s
retirement

Build an Action Plan For Alzheimer’s

Creating an action blueprint can give you some control over the future as your disease progresses.
July 21, 2017

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How to Choose a Long-Term-Care Facility for a Loved One
retirement

How to Choose a Long-Term-Care Facility for a Loved One

This step-by-step guide can help you find the right place to meet your loved one's needs.
January 29, 2013
Does Insurance Cover Alzheimer's Care?
insurance

Does Insurance Cover Alzheimer's Care?

Private and government insurance programs may pay for some of the costs.
January 18, 2013
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Prepare for the Financial Impact of Alzheimer's
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Prepare for the Financial Impact of Alzheimer's

Even in the early stages of dementia, financial skills can be diminished. These steps can help protect you or a loved one -- and a retirement nest egg…
January 18, 2013
6 Essential Documents for Alzheimer's
retirement

6 Essential Documents for Alzheimer's

Prepare these documents, and update older ones, while you still have the decision-making capacity to do so.
January 9, 2013
7 Signs Your Parents May Need Help With Money Tasks
retirement

7 Signs Your Parents May Need Help With Money Tasks

Look for these red flags when you spend time with mom and dad over the holidays.
January 9, 2013
Help Elderly Parents From a Distance
retirement

Help Elderly Parents From a Distance

If you don't live close enough to mom and dad to help them with daily money tasks, there are professionals who can.
January 9, 2013
Managing Your Parents' Money
retirement

Managing Your Parents' Money

Find out as much as you can about your parents' finances now so that you're prepared to step in later if necessary.
January 9, 2013
How to Find Long-Term Care for a Parent
retirement

How to Find Long-Term Care for a Parent

These sites can help you find the right facility if your mom or dad has dementia.
January 9, 2013
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Navigate a Course for Long-Term Care
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Navigate a Course for Long-Term Care

The long-term-care insurance business is in turmoil. But these options can help you steer through the turbulent marketplace.
January 9, 2013
Technology Helps Seniors Stay at Home
retirement

Technology Helps Seniors Stay at Home

These products can allow seniors with mild cognitive impairments to remain independent longer.
January 9, 2013
A Reliable Home Aide Can Be Hard to Find
retirement

A Reliable Home Aide Can Be Hard to Find

Whether you hire in-home help directly or through an agency, ask detailed questions about caregivers' background and training.
January 9, 2013
Top Web Sites on Alzheimer's Disease
retirement

Top Web Sites on Alzheimer's Disease

These resources for patients and caregivers can help provide guidance for dealing with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
January 9, 2013
Tax Breaks for Alzheimer's Care
taxes

Tax Breaks for Alzheimer's Care

Caring for someone with a chronic illness can be expensive, but these tax-saving moves may help defray some of the costs.
January 9, 2013
How to Protect Your Parents From Financial Scams
retirement

How to Protect Your Parents From Financial Scams

Follow these tips to help your parents avoid becoming victims.
October 5, 2012
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Take a Fresh Look at End of Life Plans
retirement

Take a Fresh Look at End of Life Plans

Changes in state laws and shifting practices of financial institutions and health care providers warrant a review of your advance-planning documents.
September 20, 2012
Protect Yourself, Loved Ones From Financial Abuse of the Elderly
Retirement

Protect Yourself, Loved Ones From Financial Abuse of the Elderly

Today’s volatile stock market and near-zero interest rates on savings can make desperate older investors even more vulner­able to scams.
October 5, 2011
Anatomy of a Financial Scam on the Elderly
investing

Anatomy of a Financial Scam on the Elderly

A client of Kiplinger columnist Steve Goldberg was conned out of $1.3 million.
October 5, 2011
Why You Should Monitor Your Elderly Parents' Mail
retirement

Why You Should Monitor Your Elderly Parents' Mail

Scams aren't the only thing to watch for. Pleas for cash from legitimate organizations can be just as dangerous to your parents' bank account.
August 12, 2011
How Aging Imperils Your Finances
Investing

How Aging Imperils Your Finances

As we grow older, our ability to make sound financial decisions degrades, but if we prepare, we can maintain healthy finances well into old age.
May 26, 2011
Brain Games to Keep You Sharp
retirement

Brain Games to Keep You Sharp

At Kiplinger, we like to joke that much of our content is like broccoli.
February 28, 2011