How to Wisely Invest a Big Inheritance

It’s a fantasy everyone shares — a relative you never really knew passes away after a long and fulfilling life, leaving you a massive inheritance you never saw coming. It’s not unlike the lottery fantasy that recently drove the nationwide Powerball to jackpot of over a billion dollars. For most people, that fantasy will never come… Read More »

How Long-Term Care Progresses for the Typical Patient

Long-term care exists along a continuum, with many patients initially requiring only modest or occasional services and then progressing to increasingly more intensive stages of care. Forbes recently outlined that continuum for their readers. It looks something like this: In-home help from family and friends In-home health care aides (professionals you hire to help the… Read More »

Diabetes Raises Your Dementia Risk by 60%

For several years now, scientists have been exploring a theory that dementia and diabetes progress similarly, and that toxic blood sugar levels may have a causative effect on dementia. Now, a new study finds that those with underlying Type 2 diabetes are 60% more likely to develop dementia later in life. Experts are impressed with… Read More »