Can You Afford To Get Old?

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Brought to you by Genworth.How many of us go through life thinking bad things will never happen to us? I think it is a good chunk of us who think we will never need companies like Genworth. We'll never get sick, we'll never need life insurance, we'll never need long term care insurance. Then, life gets in the way.If you read this blog regularly, ...continue reading

We All May Get Sick

Brought to you by Genworth.If you follow my blog, you will know of my health struggles as of lately.  In that last couple of weeks, I've learned I had a hernia (that will need surgery) and Hashimoto's disease.  I am only 36, and I have encountered some pretty major medical issues.  I can only imagine if I was older.  It definitely has made Bill and I take ...continue reading

Where are you retiring?

It is important that everyone has a comfortable and safe place to live after they retire. Those who have health problems may need someone to keep an eye on them and ensure that their basic needs are met. While not everyone needs to be watched on a regular basis, a ride to doctor's appointments or a friendly phone call reminding a resident to take a medication ...continue reading

How to enroll in the new health plans in Illinois #affordablecareact #obamacare

Did you that as of today you can start buying your health insurance coverage on the exchanges in Illinois?  There are many different plans you choose from based on:  price, out-to-pocket costs, doctors in network, etc.  Most people will have to have insurance in 2014 or face a fine.  (Disclosure:  I am currently covered under my husband's plan that he gets ...continue reading