Category 'Government'

Tax Credit Tips for Seniors and Family Caregivers

If you are a senior receiving care or are caring for an older relative, you may be eligible for additional tax deductions and credits. Examples of elder care tax benefits include claiming a parent, stepparent, father-in-law or mother-in-law as a dependent on your tax return or deducting contributions you made toward your aging relative’s medical expenses.

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Don’t Be a Victim of Medical Identity Theft

With the upswing in data breaches in the healthcare industry, America’s seniors in particular are vulnerable to medical identity theft in which an unauthorized party gains access to a person’s health information.

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Signs You Are a Baby Boomer

For the American baby boomers born between 1946 and 1964, history is replete with unforgettable moments and people.

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Food and Cooking Safety for Senior Adults

Natural aging changes, plus common conditions like arthritis and diabetes, or side effects of some medications, can leave senior adults at higher risk for foodborne illness and food poisoning.

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Staying Financially Independent as You Age

A longer life translates to needing more money to carry one through, especially if Medicaid and Social Security funds dwindle.

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Little-Known Veterans Benefit – Aid and Attendance

Many veterans are unaware of the Aid and Attendance (A&A) monetary benefit.

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Three Ways to Pay for Home Care

Home care costs vary depending on the number of hours of service and the level of care needed. To help you choose how to best pay for your home caregiver needs, consider these three options.

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Right at Home Honors Military Veterans

Right at Home recognizes and thanks U.S. veterans for their service to our country.

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The Financial Downside of Family Caregiving

Caring at home for an aging loved one is an honorable and rewarding role. Yet, caregiving is not without emotional and physical challenges, and sometimes, deep financial sacrifices.

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Cooperative Caregiver Siblings; Hospital Observation Care Can Be Pricey for Medicare Patients

These and other stories are in the October edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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