long term care

Carver Living Center is a long term care facility in Durham, North Carolina offering Assisted Living, Alzheimer’s-Dementia Care, Skilled Nursing Care, Rehab Services, and Respite. Q: What is the role of a social worker in a long term care setting? A: To advocate and assess resident’s social, emotional and environmental needs. The social worker frequently…

Plan for Retirement

We’ve wrapped up another year, and for many of us, January kicks off with full hearts and empty wallets. As we sit and ponder our spending habits, ask yourself: What gift did you give yourself this year? Consider giving yourself a worry-free retirement by focusing on how you can start and grow your savings today.…

Over the last 3 years, the amount that Americans are paying for healthcare has been on the rise.  While there could be a number of factors contributing to the rise, our aging population could be paying even more for healthcare in the future. Saving money for long-term care expenses has never been more important.  While…

estate planning

Helping to pay for long term care through estate planning Estate Planning is often a necessary task. It is most commonly known as a way to direct your assets to those you wish to provide for after your death. But, did you know that part of the estate planning process could also help with providing…

plan your estate

We can all come up with reasons to procrastinate and avoid doing what we should. However, there are many reasons to avoid procrastination when it comes to estate planning. Here are Five Reasons To Plan Your Estate Now: Reduce estate tax and income tax.Proper estate planning can reduce estate and income taxes for both you…

Planning Ahead For Long Term Care Expenses Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease can be taxing and physically exhausting. There will likely come a time when you will need to turn to outside help. This is called long-term care, and it can range from in-home assistance to skilled care in a residential facility. Although critically…