Social Security Announces Redesigned Statement – Now Available with a my Social Security Account
Kilolo Kijakazi, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, today introduced a new look and feel to the Social Security Statement, available online through the my Social Security portal at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount and by mail. The Statement is one of the most effective tools people can use to learn about their earnings and future Social Security benefits. This fresh look will allow millions of people to see their earnings information and estimates of future benefits quickly and securely.
“One of my top priorities is to provide information to people...
Your Family Might Not Want Your Stuff Contributed by: Mindi K. Cooper, Estate Planning Coordinator
A few months ago, my family and I were visiting my 92-year-old great-grandmother. Her health had started to decline, and we wanted to spend some time with her while we still had the chance.
Mommom Jeanne was an interesting lady and loved all things fashion. She worked for Strawbridge and Clothier Department store in the shoe department and always had the trendiest new shoes. While we were visiting, Mommom insisted that I look through her closet and that I could have anything I wanted. I...
Acute Rehab vs. SNF (Skilled Nursing Facility) Contributed by: PAM Rehabilitation Hospital of Dover, A Post Acute Medical Hospital
What is the difference between Acute Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing care?
Following hospitalization for a serious illness or injury, you may face a decision on whether to continue your recovery at an inpatient rehabilitation hospital or a skilled nursing facility. Understanding the difference between these two levels of care is crucial during the post-acute planning phase, as it can determine whetehr or not you maximize your medical and functional long-term recovery.
The high level of hospital care given in the acute...
A Medical Alert Device Can Promote Safety, Independence and Peace of Mind Contributed by SeaCure Solutions
About the Company
SeaCure Solutions derives its name from our coastal surrounding and commitment to peace of mind through safety and security initiatives. The company specializes in Personal Emergency Response Systems, also known as Medical Alert Devices and other risk management strategies to support senior populations, lone workers such as realtors, children, and anyone with special needs. Medical alert systems cost less than $1.00 a day and can be covered in part by Medicaid and/or medical insurance.
So, what is a medical alert or...
Managing Medications Contributed by: Danielle Marvel, Elder Law Department Manager
Last year I unexpectedly lost my mother. It was quickly apparent that my father didn’t only lose his loving wife, but also his life manager. Among many other tasks, she managed the household bills, doctor’s appointments, and my father’s medications. My father needed help with all the tasks my mother previously managed, and I needed to help him while living under a different roof and maintaining my own responsibilities.
Mine are challenges that many family caregivers face. Of the things caregivers help with, managing medications can often be the most...