Rarely are families prepared fully for the challenges of aging. Housing changes, illness, home care support – there are many ways in which families must be ready financially. Jeff Motske, financial planner and the author of Banking on Us: The Couple’s Guide to Financial Compatibility and I discuss the proactive steps you can take to ensure that your family is prepared to respond to any age related change. He offers suggestions on how to introduce this topic within your family and how to best choose the most appropriate financial advisor to assist with long term planning from a multi-generational perspective.
Mobility can be challenging for many, particularly those with Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, paralysis and other physical difficulties. This week’s Resource Report presents Friendly Beds, a unique security system that can be installed in your existing bed to allow individuals the autonomy to transfer and move without the assistance of another person.