Tag Archives: Sandwich Generation

Elder Law Attorneys Observe May as National Elder Law Month

The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) has designated May the National Elder Law Month. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., NAELA was formed in 1987 in response to the growing legal needs of older adults, people with special needs, and … Continue reading

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Kimberly Williams-Paisley Battles Mom’s Dementia

Celebrities may seem to lead fabulous lives, but even their families and loved ones are not immune from the devastating effects of dementia.  In a new Redbook magazine article, Brad Paisley’s wife, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, opens up about the slow and … Continue reading

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Have You Anticipated Your Aging Parents’ Needs?

Despite their lack of request for assistance, many aging parents may truly benefit from their children’s assistance with their financial well-being. Contrary to what you may believe, I don’t necessarily mean direct financial assistance. Instead, I am talking about assistance … Continue reading

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Practical Aspects of the Sandwich Generation

In the current economic environment, more and more families are identifying themselves as the Sandwich Generation . . . a group of retirees who are not only caring for aging parents, but also financially fortifying their recent college graduates who … Continue reading

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Forget-Me-Nots of Wilmington Early Stage Dementia Education and Support Group

The newest community resource for individuals experiencing early stage memory loss due to Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia is Forget-Me-Nots.   The monthly program is designed for both care recipients and caregivers who will meet simultaneously in separate groups at the … Continue reading

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Andrew Zeldin Creates a New Community Resource for Those with Early Stage Dementia

As a teenager, Andrew Zeldin watched his parents care for his grandmother and great aunt, both of whom suffered from dementia.  This firsthand experience, with the challenges and complexities of caring for a loved one suffering from Early Stage Dementia, … Continue reading

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Healthcare Costs & Retirement Savings

With the passage of new healthcare legislation, more and more eyes are set upon the rising cost of healthcare and how best to contain it.  Due to the imminence of the situation, most eyes fall upon the cost of healthcare … Continue reading

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New Retirees May be Better off Financially than Prior Generations

Based upon a study by the Investment Company Institute, “on average, more-recent generations of households have higher levels of resources to draw on in retirement than previous generations.” The shift to defined contribution plans like 401(k)s, from the defined benefits … Continue reading

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AARP Draws a Line in the Sand: NO Medicare Cuts

AARP, along with other groups representing seniors’ interests, has drawn a hard line in the sand when it comes to Medicare cuts being considered in this tough economic time. Their stance?  Say “NO” to all Medicare and Medicaid cuts, as … Continue reading

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Is your Retirement Protected from the “Fiscal Cliff”?

Okay, it may not be possible to entirely safeguard your retirement from the “fiscal cliff” talked about so readily in the news these days, but it is possible to make wise decisions with regard to your investments during retirement.  Also, … Continue reading

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