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Preparing For Tomorrow podcast

Nov 22, 2022

It's still LTC Awareness Month, and we're still focused on help for the family caregiver.  It's very easy for caregivers to fall into the trap of social isolation and lonliness.  The focus is always on the needs of the care recipient, and the caregiver may feel guilty for wanting things or activities for themselves. ...


Nov 15, 2022

Caregivers get stressed out for many reasons and in many ways.  Some of my information this week is from personal experience caring for my grandma, and also from stories my clients have shared with me over the years.  Most comes from the Family Caregiver Alliance, https://www.caregiver.org/ who provides Caregiver...


Nov 8, 2022

Long term care is for the care recipient, but it's really about the caregiver, and far too many caregivers are spending their own income and retirement assets to provide for a parent, or an older family member or friend, because the care recipient ran out of money.  You promised to never put them in a nursing home,...


Nov 1, 2022

LTC planning has little to do with the person needing care.  It's really about protecting those we love most from the physical, emotional and financial consequences they'll face when a parent or loved one needs help to get through each day.

This month, we'll focus on five stressors a family caregiver WILL face to some...


Oct 25, 2022

Lately, we've been getting a lot of inquiries from adult children of parents who failed to plan for LTC needs.  These people are disappointed that their parents either thought they wouldn't live this long, or if they did, they wouldn't need help living through each day. 

Often, these kids want a quick quote for LTC...