Many adult children don’t know much about their elderly parent’s financial situation or end-of-life plans, but they need to.
BY JIM MILLER | January 1, 2024 at 6:52 p.m.


5 Things to Know When Your Child with Disabilities Becomes an Adult

Here are 5 things that may help you prepare for this milestone


What You Need to Know About Medicare Spouse Coverage

Are spouses who have not worked outside the home eligible for Medicare benefits?

Tips for a Successful Retirement This 2024

Explore these tips for a successful retirement in 2024

Smart Home Devices to Help Seniors Age in Place

We’d like to get your opinion as to which types of smart devices are most helpful for seniors aging in place

What Is the Retirement Saver’s Credit and How Does It Work?

"We are in our fifties and are looking for creative ways to boost our retirement savings beyond our 401(k)"


Social Security Benefits Increase in 2024

On average, Social Security retirement benefits will increase by more than $50 per month starting in January

Hospital Chain Will Return Millions to Western Washington Patients

The hospital chain PeaceHealth is refunding up to $13.4 million to more than 15,000 low-income patients at its five western Washington hospitals

How a Health Savings Account Can Boost Your Retirement Savings

A health savings account is a fantastic financial tool -- for some -- that can help you build up a tax-free stash of money for medical expenses

New Report Reveals Washington Leads Country in New Lung Cancer Cases

The 2023 “State of Lung Cancer” report reveals that Washington ranks 13th in the nation for new lung cancer cases

How Seniors Can Get Help Paying for Everyday Needs

There are dozens of different financial assistance programs and government benefits that may be able to help you with your everyday costs

How an Incentive Trust Can Influence Your Heirs

"I want to put some type of requirements in place that they will need to follow in order to receive their portion of my estate"

Top 10 Webpages for Social Security in 2024

The Social Security Administration website is designed to make it easy for you to find what you need

VA Aid and Attendance benefits and Housebound allowance

VA Aid and Attendance or Housebound benefits provide monthly payments added to the amount of a monthly VA pension for qualified Veterans and survivors

Senior Discounts

"As I did research for this article, I found myself constantly amazed at the sheer number of senior discounts available"