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Vet’s Families To Get More College Tuition Help
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Vet’s Families To Get More College Tuition Help

Children and spouses of veterans who die from service-connected injuries will be guaranteed in-state tuition rates under new legislation approved by Congress this week.

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Do Gifts Count Toward Estate Taxes?
Estate Planning

Good News for Social Security Recipients?

Social Security recipients likely already know that their benefits get a bump almost every year to counteract the effect of inflation. However, that cost-of-living adjustment is just one of several annual tweaks to the Social Security system.

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Are You Concerned About Long-Term Care?
Estate Planning

The Future of Senior Care Facility Design

The senior care industry has undergone tremendous change recently. While senior care operations may be reshaped and reimagined, the same is occurring to the physical buildings and layouts of senior care communities. New trends are emerging, many of which will likely have a lasting impact on the industry.

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Does Lack of Clutter Help with Dementia?
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Elderly Financial Exploitation on the Rise

The Texas Department of Adult Protective Services (APS) recommended Tuesday morning that community members, aged 65 and older, keep their private information, like social security numbers, passwords, maiden names and bank account information, in a locked drawer or somewhere safe.

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Are You Concerned About Long-Term Care?
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Does an Eye Condition Increase Risk for Dementia?

Vision impairment can be one of the first signs of dementia, which is predicted to affect more than 130 million people worldwide by 2050.

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How To Find a Caregiver Support Group
Elder Law

How To Find a Caregiver Support Group

If caring for a loved one leaves you frustrated and angry at times, that’s normal — but you don’t have to go it alone.

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No Kids? What Happens to My Estate?
Estate Planning

Hobbies And Your Longevity

Research shows that some hobbies can add years — or even decades — to your life.

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Will a TOD Work As Well a Trust?
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Hearing Loss Innovations

Although hearing loss is a very common sensory loss — affecting one-third of all American adults between the ages of 65 and 74 and nearly half of those older than 75 — solutions to hearing problems have been slow to materialize. Until recently, hearing aids only made things louder, not necessarily clearer. Scientists have yet to discover a way to repair damage to the inner ear.

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Medicare Considerations When You Are Still Working
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Medicare Considerations When You Are Still Working

Workers who are nearing age 65 and have health insurance through their job may want to consider how Medicare could factor into their medical coverage.

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Additional Education Benefit for Vets
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Could Veterans Use GI Bill Benefits to Start a Business?

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers are again pushing to allow some recently separated service members to use their GI Bill benefits to start a new business, instead of attending college classes.

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