Special Needs Planning

Parents of special needs children face unique planning issues, primarily because they must consider providing care for their children throughout their entire adult lives. Parents do everything to insure that their child lives in a safe environment and can take advantage of every available resource; they face a great challenge in replacing themselves at their […]

Medicare Open Enrollment Leads to Increased Senior Scamming

Those approaching age 65 should begin their homework to determine which type of Medicare plan will work best for them. Your Medicare election may be more complicated than you realize, as there are several different options depending on your unique situation. First, you must choose between traditional Medicare and a Medicare Advantage plan. Traditional Medicare […]

The Affordable Care Act

Whether you agree or disagree with the Affordable Care Act, the law is currently in place and will affect many in 2014.  The key provision of the Act requires every person to be insured no later than March 31, 2014.  If you remain uninsured after that point, you will be taxed 1% of your Adjusted […]

“A Slice of Life” – March 2013 Meeting

Tovah Mitchell will be at the March 2013 meeting of “A Slice of Life: Coping When a Healthcare Crisis Becomes Your Family Reality.” The moderator for this session will be Becky Sansbury. The topic of this meeting is “What can Patients and Family Members expect from a Care Coordinator? Pulling Together the Many Pieces of […]

Tovah Mitchell and “A Slice of Life”

Tovah Mitchell and Barbara R. Krasner will be presenting at “A Slice of Life: Coping When a Healthcare Crisis Becomes Your Family Reality.” The meeting will be held on Thursday, February 7th, 2013, from 7:45 AM to 9:00 AM at the Cardinal Club in Downtown Raleigh.  The ticket charge is $5 for Members (non-breakfast club) and $9.95 for Non-Members. […]

Year-Round Veterans Discounts

We hope that veterans enjoyed the festivities of this past weekend, and that they were able to take advantage of the specials we discussed in a prior blog entry. However, it is important to note that some businesses extend their support to veterans and their families beyond the holidays. Well, the people at AMVETS.org have another listing […]

Veterans Day 2012 Discounts!

The wonderful folks at AMVETS.org have compiled a listing of discounts and specials to honor those that served for our country this coming Veterans Day (Sunday, November 11, 2012). We’ve listed the businesses located in North Carolina below. A couple of caveats, though. As American Veterans notes, “keep in mind that most busi­nesses require some proof […]