While most people are motivated to get their estate planning done because they have concerns about what will happen to their property upon their death or taking care of minor children, there is another reason why you should put an estate plan in place and that is planning for a period Continue reading
Category: Healthcare Planning
Studies have found that workers overestimate how much they will receive in Social Security benefits when they retire. Having a good understanding of the realities can help you plan for retirement.
Researchers from the University of Michigan studied the expectations of workers and Continue reading
Polypharmacy, or better described as the use of multiple prescription medications concurrently, is a prevalent issue in elderly Americans. The more medications a person takes, the higher the risk of dangerous drug-drug interactions and increased possibility of inappropriate prescribing, Continue reading
The healthcare industry is under siege by huge tech giants like Amazon, Apple, Google, and Microsoft. Some of the businesses are underway, like storing medical records in the cloud for a fee or using patient forms that have been “anonymized” to create new tools. Some products already Continue reading
Homeownership is the American Dream. People work hard all their lives to own a home, and it is often their most valuable and significant possession. So when health begins to fail and the need for long-term care arises, we often get this fear-filled question from our clients: will Continue reading
We owe immense gratitude to those who are caring for the sick, and to those who support those workers. At the same time, we should be skeptical of bills we may be presented for that care.
The struggle to contain health-care costs in this country is now a fixture in the national policy Continue reading
According to the American Hospital Association (AHA), fully 76 percent of US hospitals are using some form of telehealth for their patient groups. Through the use of videoconferencing over wireless devices and remote health tech monitoring, telehealth can connect patients to vital Continue reading
Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that causes a progression of symptoms including body tremors, limb rigidity, Bradykinesia (slow movement), as well as balance and gait problems. The cause of Parkinson’s disease (PD) remains largely unknown. One well-known indicator Continue reading
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are looking to the future of the US health care system, and it is projected to be overloaded with seniors needing medical care. In 2010 the US elderly population accounted for about 13 percent of the US population yet accounted for 34 Continue reading