Love and Remarriage in Retirement

Love and Remarriage in Retirement

Finding Love in Your Later Years Calls for Planning Finding love and companionship again in the later part of life can be wonderful, but it can also be very complicated. Taking the plunge without proper planning can have tremendous negative consequences. About 50% of...

Dementia Trends Confirm Growing Need for Long-Term Care Planning

Latest numbers on dementia show the growing need for long-term care planning as part of an effective estate plan. An infographic recently published by the Population Reference Bureau gives a comprehensive summary of new demographic research on dementia trends....
What Is a Power of Attorney and Why Might I Need One?

What Is a Power of Attorney and Why Might I Need One?

A Power of Attorney (PoA) is a legal document that gives someone authority to act on your behalf. Think about all the decisions you make on a daily, weekly, monthly basis. Now think about what would happen if you couldn’t make those decisions for yourself...

If I Go on Medicaid Will I Lose My House?

Many people are afraid of losing their home if they have to enter a nursing home and apply for Medicaid to cover the extreme expense. While this fear is well-founded — the average cost of a nursing home in Kansas City Metro is about $5,000-$7,000+ per month...

6 Ways to Pay for a Nursing Home

Long-term care insurance has evolved over time, and it continues to be a valuable form of insurance held by a minority of individuals. If you have it today, congratulations! Most people we see do not have long-term care insurance. It can be a very valuable insurance...

Getting Remarried: Why Prenup Shouldn’t Be a Dirty Word

Getting remarried after the death of a spouse or a divorce is fairly common. We also see it more and more in the senior years as people live longer lives. Whenever this happens, like it or not, there are plenty of planning issues that need to be addressed and...