Category: Medicare

Your Parent is Hospitalized: Medicaid and Elder Care Planning to Do Now

When a parent ends up in the hospital, it can be frightening. But it can also be chaotic if your parents have not yet thought about their wishes for health care, end-of-life, and their estate. What end-of-life and long-term care planning should they do?

Medicare: The First 100 Days

Medicare will cover up to 100 days in a long-term care facility if you parent comes from the hospital a...

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Some Surprising Expenses in Retirement

After working hard and saving your money wisely, you’re ready for a successful retirement. Unfortunately, there can be bumps and hiccups with the plans. Nobody wants to be caught off-guard when it comes to saving for the future, so Forbes has published info on four retirement expenses that may catch you by surprise—and steps you can take to still come out ahead—in Read More

Shop Around for Medigap Insurance

There’s quite a range of prices for Medicare supplement insurance (Medigap) policies, and there’s a good chance you can decrease the cost of your premiums by moving to another plan. However, the options might be limited based upon your health and the state where you reside, says Kiplinger’s recent article Read More