As the older population continues to increase at a historical rate within the United States, concerns over abuse and neglect of the elderly grow as well. When most of us think about elder abuse, we … [Read more...] about How Can I Protect My Aging Parents from Financial Abuse?
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You may overlooking a very big expense that you could be confronted with as a senior citizen. Medicare does not pay for a stay in a nursing home, and it will not cover in-home care that is provided by … [Read more...] about Five Key Facts About Medicaid Planning