Tag «senior citizens»

Online Encouragement For Caregivers and Their Families

Caregiving for those with chronic illnesses can be especially difficult. Most of us can handle helping for a short term. But chronic means long-term, on-going. It can mean months, years, or even decades of helping a loved one with health issues that can get worse, and rarely get better.  When I helped my mom and …

Tax Talk for Those Who are Elderly Care Givers

Reuters had an interesting, albeit sad, article on the tax woes many, including senior citizens, are finding themselves in right now, due to the economic recession we are in. Some of the primary points in the article include: There are many who are self-employed who are not paying quarterly estimated taxes due to less income …

Power Of Attorney Follow-up for Wise Eldercare

Providing wise care for your aging parents when using a Power of Attorney was discussed in yesterday’s post . Today, I want to follow that up with some additional information that is especially relevant in today’s economy. With all the changes in the marketplace, including banks buying out other banks, merging, and sometimes even closing, …