A recent New Jersey appeals court case demonstrates how important it is for families to come up with a long-term care plan before an emergency strikes.
Americans are misinformed about many aspects of Social Security, and local Social Security offices may not be helping, according to a study by the Government Accountability Office.
A little-known insurance option can be an answer for some people who might need care but are unable to buy long-term care insurance.
In a move that could be confusing to seniors who are vulnerable to scams, the IRS will begin using private debt collection agencies to collect past-due taxes.
For this reason, Medicare imposes fairly significant late-enrollment penalties for those who postpone signing up. To encourage everyone to sign up when they first become eligible, the program increases premiums based on how long a beneficiary waits to enroll.