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Essential advice, planning tips and documents to help caregivers and their loved ones prepare wisely for their future.
Through his experience caring for his ill father, LA Times Columnist Steve Lopez learned the value of key forms.
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Planning For Long Term Care
Planning For Long Term Care
The financial issues facing caregivers and their loved ones can be daunting.
Can Boomers Afford To Retire?
Can Boomers Afford To Retire?
Studies suggest "boomers" may be dangerously unprepared for aging and retirement.

How To Provide The Best Care?
How To Provide The Best Care?
Chip and Julie investigate how to provide the best care for Chip's father, Edgar, and his partner, Alice.
Forms 101: Mary Winners on Important Documents
Forms 101: Mary Winners on Important Documents
In this "Your Turn to Care" web extra, Gerontologist Mary Winners outlines how to prepare critical documents that provide gui ...


So What Does Medicare Cover?
So What Does Medicare Cover?
Family caregivers and seniors are often surprised when they're confronted by what Medicare covers and what it doesn't. Many
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The Fiscal Cliff: What Does It Mean For Medicare?
The Fiscal Cliff: What Does It Mean For Medicare?
Deficit-reduction measures could potentially include cuts and/or alteration …
How Do President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney Compare on Medicare Reform?
How Do President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney Compare on Medicare Reform?
How do the presidential candidates view Medicare and what changes are they …
The Growing Crisis of Elder Financial Abuse
The Growing Crisis of Elder Financial Abuse
Learn what precautions, behaviors, and actions can help protect against bec …

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