Read the latest and most popular Financial & Legal Matters Articles from Next Avenue.
It is more difficult without family around, but making a choice is vital
An attorney and Next Avenue Influencer in Aging helps decode the process
It's natural to procrastinate, but make this a priority for your loved ones
Phone calls by experienced scammers can be very convincing, even for the skeptical
Encourage your young adult to comparison shop and buy at least a bare-bones plan
Or is this the necessary by-product of new wonder drugs?
A renewed interdependence can be healthy for children and older adults
By speaking up and asking questions, patients can get answers and better care
Here's what you might say and what you might ask for
What to consider when your help is increasingly needed
What the candidates have said, or not said, on these vital topics
A rebuttal to the recent article by Next Avenue's Money Editor
Planning ahead can make all the difference for you and them
A new law gives a heads-up to those under hospital 'observation'
But misdiagnoses are still common and some people are in denial
Since life insurance is thrown in, premiums won't be 'wasted'
It's an all-too-common crime that can result in a loss of thousands of dollars
Shifting from a provider-driven system is hard, but it's happening
Health & Well-Being
Is it normal kid behavior or something more serious?
This special report includes storytelling, news and information about health care for older adults in rural areas
Our special series, Vitality Arts, shows the powerful effect that participating in the arts can have on our minds, bodies and souls. Look to this page for information, resources and inspiration that will help you age better through the arts and show that creativity has no age limit.