Save Money for Elder Care! 5 Tips to Put an End to Family Mooching

As the elder (and financially stable) member of your family, you may get a lot of requests for money.  After all, your home is paid off, your kids are grown, you have fewer living expenses, and even though you’re on a fixed income, it’s not like you really need the money, right?  At least, that seems to be the mentality of your kids, grandkids, and possibly even great-grandkids.  While you’re happy to help your family when you can, you’re starting to feel like an ATM!  Besides that, the fact that you’ve paid your dues and entered retirement means that you now have the leisure time and savings needed to start the business you’ve always dreamed of or begin crossing international cities off your bucket list.  But how can you say no when your family members come looking for a handout?  Here are a few tips to stop the mooching so you can once again look forward to seeing your family. Adopt a “no loan” policy

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More Tips for Finding Assisted Living Communities

In a previous blog post, I discussed some of the early steps you can use to start creating a list of potential assisted living communities for your loved one.

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Number of People With TB Falls for 1st Time -AARP

WHO: Number of people with TB falls for 1st time, but a third of cases not reported.

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