If your parent loses a mate, spouse, or life partner, he or she may need a good deal of emotional and practical help. If you were close to your parent’s mate (or the deceased was your other parent), you may need support, too. Family members, friends, and grief support groups are all good places to turn for comfort. As you’re able, you may want or need to help your parent face the following tasks, decisions, and questions.
Planning to retire on your 65th birthday? I didn’t think so….
The traditional notion of retirement – a switch from full-time work to full-time leisure – is becoming a thing of the past for millions of Americans. In fact, according to a recent UnitedHealthcare survey* of 1,000 nationally representative Americans 62 and older, 24 percent of those who did retire chose to re-enter the workforce.
Some of the terms and acronyms (an abbreviation of the first letters of words in a phrase) people use when they talk about Social Security… Read More »Social Security Terms in Plain Language
Preparation starts with information Your parents were there for you when you were born. They’ve been with you through the most important achievements of your… Read More »Will Your Parents Need a Representative Payee