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What are Trends in Senior Health Care?

 January 13, 2022 | |
The pandemic was a catalyst for digital health adoption, including in the senior care space. Older adults used video calls to connect with families during lockdowns, and telehealth allowed seniors to meet with their doctors from home. Today’s seniors are more tech savvy than in the past, and this is likely to impact the way they interact with healthcare going forward.
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Is It Better to Inherit Stock or Cash?

 January 12, 2022 |
If you’re planning to leave your heirs any sort of inheritance, you’re already giving them a valuable financial leg up.
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What are Digital Assets in a Will?

 January 11, 2022 | |
Most family members may not have a clue what we have floating out in cyberspace. Accessing or deleting accounts can be tricky for family members, if they don’t have your login credentials.
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What If I Become a ‘Sudden’ Caregiver?

 January 10, 2022 | |
While the sudden caregiver has no preparation, no warning signs or slow changing of circumstance, the long-term caregiver certainly experiences situations of crisis.
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What Does an Elder Law Attorney Do?

 January 7, 2022 | | |
Estate Planning may not be something you necessarily WANT to think about, but it could protect your interests and wishes long after you are gone.
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Should I Get a Medical Alert System?

 January 6, 2022 | | |
The medical alert system allows access to medical help for senior citizens in case of any life-threatening medical emergency. It is also suitable for people living with a disability or life-threatening condition.
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Can I Avoid Taxes when I Inherit?

 January 5, 2022
Unless you spend your winters in Aspen and your summers in the Hamptons, you probably don’t have to worry about paying federal estate taxes on an inheritance. In 2021, the federal estate tax doesn’t kick in, unless an estate exceeds $11.7 million. The Biden administration has proposed lowering the exemption, but even that proposal wouldn’t affect estates valued at less than about $6 million.
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How Much Is the Required Minimum Distribution from Retirement Accounts?

 January 4, 2022 | |
Americans are living longer than they were a generation ago, and the government knows it. Starting in 2022, that will be reflected in the amount of money you have to draw from retirement accounts at different ages.
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What Happens to an HSA when Owner Dies?

 January 3, 2022 | | |
Do you know what happens to your HSA after you die? Health savings accounts, called HSAs for short, function differently than most other kinds of accounts.
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Any Ideas How to Pay for Long-Term Care?

 December 31, 2021 | |
The costs of long-term care for older adults can be significant. Federal Medicare health insurance benefits do not cover most of these costs. Most people who incur costs for long-term care cover them with a combination of personal savings, long-term care insurance and Medicaid, among other sources.
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Union, NJ 07083

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Wayne, NJ 07470

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Hackensack, NJ 07601

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