Long Term Care Insurance? Don’t wait too long to use your benefits

Under most long-term care policies, you are eligible for benefits when you can’t do at least 2 out of six “Activities of daily living”, called ADLs on your own or suffer from Dementia or other cognitive impairment. Many policyholders delay utilizing benefits for many reasons: fear of the unknown, wanting to maintain control over their Read More

Why Cooking Makes Us Feel Nostalgic

Cooking and following family tradition makes us nostalgic, especially over holidays, family gatherings, and other traditional events. Growing up, I always loved my mom’s and aunt Josie’s cooking. Sadly, I lost my mother this past October and I really started to learn and appreciate those old recipes. Last week my sister, Aunt Em, niece, and Read More

Family Connection Is Key To Happy, Healthy Life

Positive connections with family are every bit as powerful as adequate sleep and a good diet. Dozens of studies have shown that people who have satisfying relationships with family are happier, have fewer health problems, and live longer. Researcher Dan Buettner advises the longest-living people in the world to value family relationships and realize these Read More