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August 2013 Archives

Have you considered charitable giving as part of your estate plan?

No matter how much wealth you accumulate in life, the old adage remains unchanged: you can't take it with you. For most us, "too much" wealth will never be an issue. Nonetheless, most people have saved and spent wisely enough that they will have some assets to pass along when they go.

Doctors poised to prevent threats to older patients

It is a difficult subject for many families to face, but the threat is there: degenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease will render many elderly individuals vulnerable to fraud and theft. While it is important for families to discuss these issues when developing an elder care plan, a new survey indicates that doctors may play a significant role in helping to protect their older patients. This issue is likely to become more critical as the baby boomer generation continues to age.

New law in China requires children to visit their elderly parents

Earlier this summer, an unusual new law went into effect in China. Specifically, the law requires children to care for their elderly parents and even mandates regular visits and phone calls. If a child fails to care for his or her parents, they could face mediation or even a lawsuit. According to Chinese reports, the purpose of the law is not only to protect the interests of those over the age of 60, but also to ensure the continuance of the Chinese tradition of filial piety.

Are robots the future of elder care?

According to the Population Reference Bureau, the elderly will account for approximately 16 percent of the world’s population by 2050. Of these 1.5 billion people, a substantial number will require around the clock care and providing this care will pose a significant burden.

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