If you move to a different state or split your time between one or more states, you should make sure your advance directive is valid in all the states you frequent.
A number of Medicare beneficiaries are spending days in the hospital before being transferred to a nursing home, only to find that Medicare won’t pay for their nursing home stay because they were considered to be under “observation” while in the hospital and not actually “admitted.”
It may become harder for Medicare beneficiaries to find home health care due to a new rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Although the rule changes the way home health care providers are reimbursed, it could affect patient care as well.
Raising a grandchild can be tough financially, but grandparents in this situation should be aware that there is a tax credit available that could help them.
The Trump administration is officially rolling back a ban on the use of arbitration agreements by nursing homes, once again allowing nursing facilities to ask families to give up their right to sue over patient injuries or deaths.
Thinking about your funeral may not be fun, but planning ahead is helpful. It both lets your family know your wishes and assists them during a stressful time.
Older Americans with a life insurance policy that they no longer need have the option to sell the policy to investors. These transactions, called “life settlements,” can bring in needed cash, but are they a good idea?
Hospice care is supposed to help terminally ill patients maintain their quality of life at the end of their life, but two new government reports find that serious problems in some hospices may be actually causing harm to hospice patients.
The oldest of the 75 million baby boomers have begun turning 70 in 2016. If you are among them, the IRS will likely be expecting you to start cashing out your tax-advantaged retirement savings that you may have spent decades building up.