Top 10 Ways to Delay Your VA Pension Application
November 7, 2019
We’ve all heard the horror stories about working with the Department of Veterans Affairs, affectionately known as the VA, especially when it comes to VA pension applications. You send in your paperwork and it either drops into a black hole…
Do Elderly Relatives Need ID Cards?
October 24, 2019
If you’re looking after an older relative who no longer drives, he or she won’t need a driver’s license. But what about a valid ID. Does a person who no longer drives need an ID card? The short answer is…
Communicating with a Person with Memory Loss
October 17, 2019
When a loved one becomes forgetful, their thinking becomes sluggish, and their ability to care for themselves diminishes, a dementia-related illness could be the cause. Symptoms can include loss of memory, poor judgment, confusion, changes in personality or social skills,…
Are the Proposed Rules Governing Stretch IRAs a Good Thing?
October 10, 2019
In spring 2019, two bills that affecting retirement accounts landed on Capitol Hill. In the House, the SECURE (Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) Act was unveiled in March. A few days later, the Senate introduced a companion bill…