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New Book (published in July of 2014)

How to Deal with 21 Critical Issues Facing Aging Seniors

How to Deal with 21 Critical Issues Facing Aging Seniors$44.00 | $33.00 (25% off) | 310 pages

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Aging seniors and their families are often confounded by the complexity of issues facing the elderly. Not only do older Americans have to contend with declining income, increased debt and poor investment returns, but they have to deal with declining health, medical crises, complex insurance programs, long term care challenges, who-gets-what decisions, end-of-life, where to live in their final years and a whole range of other difficult situations requiring hard decisions. This book takes a comprehensive approach to issues facing aging seniors and attempts to address these problems and provide solutions to many of the challenges.

Here is a list of the aging senior issues covered in this publication:

  1. Reduced Spending Power
  2. Evaluating Savings and Investments
  3. Converting Assets to Income
  4. Transferring Assets to the Next Generation
  5. Understanding Medicare
  6. Medicare Advantage and Supplement Plans
  7. Maintaining Good Personal Health
  8. Strategies for Successful Aging
  9. Living Arrangements for Aging Seniors
  10. Services for Aging Seniors
  11. Government and Community Aging Services
  12. Planning for Long Term Care
  13. Informal Family Caregivers
  14. The Family Care Plan and Caregiving Agreement
  15. Medicare Temporary Care Services
  16. Medicaid Long Term Care
  17. Benefits for Senior Veterans
  18. Long Term Care Insurance and Short Term Care Insurance
  19. Planning for Final Years – Legal Issues
  20. Planning for End-of-Life – Dying
  21. Planning for End-of-Life – Final Arrangements

The 4 Steps of
Long Term Care Planning

(1) Understanding the Nature of Care, Care Setting, and Government Programs.

(2) Funding the Cost of Long Term Care.

(3) Using Long Term Care Professionals.

(4) Creating a Personal Care Plan and Choosing a Care Coordinator.