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Kelly Answers the $64 Question

Did you know that The $64 Question was a popular radio quiz show? During the 1940s, “That’s the $64 question” became a common catchphrase for a particularly difficult question or problem.  When the show moved to television, it became The $64,000 Question! Recently, … Continue reading

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Four Pillars Attorneys Attend NAELA UnProgram

Since Kelly is in the proverbial “driver’s seat” of Four Pillars Law Firm, it only makes sense that she serves on a Steering Committee.  (Sorry, we couldn’t resist!).   Early this month, Kelly and Matt drove down the highway to Pawley’s … Continue reading

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How to Prepare When Elderly Parents Move In With Adult Children

More and more parents are moving in with their adult children, and the trend probably won’t reverse anytime soon. As nursing home costs continue to rise, children and their parents are finding that living together is a better arrangement, both … Continue reading

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Managing Aging Parents’ Prescriptions

It’s a fact of life; as we age, we need greater assistance from modern medicine to remain as healthy as possible.  However, age also brings upon us other physical and mental issues that may impact our ability to properly monitor … Continue reading

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Unforeseen Caregiving

According to a survey by the AARP, more than 42 million Americans provide family caregiving for an adult who needs help with their daily living activities . . . with an additional 61.6 million receiving at least some care during … Continue reading

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The Dinosaur “Long Term Care Insurance”

With Prudential and MetLife exiting the line of long term care insurance providers, the question arises of whether long term care insurance as we know it is to become extinct.  The answer, seemingly enough, is “yes” and “no.”  If you … Continue reading

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Do you Suspect Alzheimer’s?

Do you have a loved one who has started missing appointments or forgetting to pay bills and suspect that Alzheimer’s may be the prognosis on the horizon? Before you jump to conclusions, you may want to take a step back … Continue reading

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Locating Wandering Loved Ones

For families who have a loved one living with dementia, a real concern for their loved one’s safety is at issue due to wandering.  As medical research has shown, some level of “safe” wandering (under the watchful oversight of another) … Continue reading

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Long Distance Caregiving Tips

It’s difficult enough trying to care for an aging loved one at home or near you, but the difficulties rise substantially when you are long distance from your loved one.  You most likely are not able to check in with … Continue reading

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Aging in Place: The Honest Truth

As the holidays grow near, many of us will be traveling to visit our aging relatives who we may not see as often during the rest of the year.  When you do so, take the time to enjoy spending that … Continue reading

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