Long-term Care Needs

By not planning for our futures today many of us are unknowingly leaving decisions about our futures to other, including long term care needs. Six in ten of us have not determined how we’ll pay for our long care needs. 40% of us don’t know that long-term care is more...

A New Year for Aid and Attendance benefits

2015 Aid and Attendance amounts Veteran $1,788 Surviving Spouse $1,149 Veteran and Spouse $2,120 Veterans Spouse $1,403 Married, both Veterans $2,764

A tribute to my dad “Thomas Marvin Autrey” aboard the Navy Destroyer USS McKean

RANCHER (USS McKean) SINKS RUSSIAN SUB IN 1950 This one is reported in the book “Blind Mans Bluff – The Untold Story of American Submarine Espionage” by Sherry Sontag and Christopher Drew; “U.S. intelligence officials have long believed that a U.S. surface ship sank a...

VA Aid and Attendance Pension

The Aid and Attendance pension was set up for war time Veterans, their spouses and surviving spouses who are 65 and older and at the point in their lives when they are in need of care. I have seen these great people go from a limited income to an income worthy of...

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Should I stay at home?

Families who are unable to sell their homes or who are not willing to leave the comfort of their homes as they age run into many issues. Am I living by myself? Is a neighbor willing or able to care for me? Are my children close enough to give me aid. If not, do I need...

Red Cross Telecare Program

The Red Cross Telecare Program has volunteers call Seniors everyday of the year to check up on them. In case of an emergency, family members are notified; doctor, hospital, and ambulance service is contacted if needed. Through this program the red cross hopes to...

It was fun being a baby boomer… until now

Some of the artists of the 60’s are revising their hits with new lyrics to accommodate aging baby boomers. They include: Herman’s Hermits — Mrs.. Brown, You’ve Got a Lovely Walker . Ringo Starr — I Get By With a Little Help From Depends. The Bee Gees — How Can You...

10 Most Common Healthcare Mistakes Made by Seniors

While seniors are living longer, there are still serious health issues, ranging from arthritis and vision problems to hearing loss and forgetfulness. In an effort to help seniors better deal with their health problems, the Institute for Healthcare Advancement (IHA)...

Long Term Health Care

No one plans to fail, but by failing to plan you may end-up leaving little if nothing to your spouse and, eventually, your family. Ways most people know how to pay for long term care: Private-pay by using existing assets and income Private-pay with help from LTC...

Sack Lunches

I put my carry-on in the luggage compartment and sat down in my assigned seat. It was going to be a long flight. ‘I’m glad I have a good book to read. Perhaps I will get a short nap,’ I thought. Just before take-off, a line of soldiers came down the aisle and filled...


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