Dying at Home--a Dream or a Nightmare?
At-home deaths are an increasing trend, up almost 30% since 2000. One quarter of Americans now die at home, which at first blush sounds positive. It's surrounded by ideas of comfort, family, and familiar surroundings. Unfortunately, this spike in at-home deaths is not driven by idyllic reasons. It comes down to money.... »
Talking With Your Parents About the Future
If your parents either have not made plans for their future, including health provisions, asset protection, and living arrangements, or they have not informed the family of their plans, this holiday season is a good opportunity to have that talk. One conversation opener is to lead by example--in other... »