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Senior move managers save time, frustration – Baltimore Sun

Maryland Senior Resource Network

Asked what she would like to take to her new one-bedroom apartment in a retirement community from her three-bedroom house in Summit Park, Judy Frankle initially answered: “All of it.”

Knowing there was no way she could fit what she had accumulated over 60 years in her new home, she later acknowledged, “I’ve decided,

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Financial Planning Classes

You can never be too knowledgable or prepared when it comes to your finances. Baygroup Insurance will be teaching a series of continuing education classes on Financial Planning this fall at Harford Community College in Bel Air, MD to help answer any questions you might have. Check out the schedule today to see if

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Yes or No? Long Term Care Insurance

Having a conversation with your parents and spouse about long term care in advance of a need will help to follow their wishes without second-guessing yourself. It is a difficult time, but when trying to determine what is best and what are their preferences may conflict. Only 11% of people have had a conversation with

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Heather Murphy interviewed on move coordination

Heather Murphy

If you are trying to help your parents move, here’s an excellent resource for your family. Heather Murphy, move manager at the abilities network ,assists older adults with the difficult task of downsizing and preparing for their move into retirement living. Her gentle and caring approach to assist her clients with deciding

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Melissa Barnickel -Women of Influence I95 Business Baltimore

Melissa Barnickel was interviewed by I95 Business for Women of Influence –

Read more to learn about Melissa’s personal and professional background and how she helps clients and their Trusted Advisors to preserve their hard-earned assets by incorporating insurance with their financial plan.

As an independent broker, Barnickel compares carriers, doing the necessary “legwork” to

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5 Things You Need to Know About Federal LTCI | Talk About LTC

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The coverage requires trade-offs

Melissa Barnickel, CPA, CLTC with Baygroup Insurance LLC in Monkton, MD, works with a national account that has numerous federal employees. Consequently, she frequently compares and contrasts coverage options for them to see which is the best value. She points out that the buyers do face trade-offs with FLTCIP. For example,

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Owings Mills resident volunteers to find cure for Alzheimer’s – Carroll County Times

Bruce Goodman, of Owings Mills, has been in the health care industry for almost three decades. But when he became the business development manager for Genesis SelectCare, the Private Duty Services Division of Genesis HealthCare, last year, the 61-year-old didn’t just assume a new job. He also found a new passion.

Goodman, inspired by

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Boomer caregivers now have a place to turn for help – MSRN – Baltimore Boomer Life | Examiner.com

Thousands of baby boomer caregivers in Maryland now have a place to turn for help as they care for their elderly parents. The Maryland Senior Resource Network (MSRN), an innovative association of comprehensive senior support services, is rapidly becoming a support system for boomer caregivers. MSRN’s skilled professionals offer a wealth of services, products and

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Nursing Home Use by Medicaid Seniors is Plunging – Howard Gleckman

Take a look at this table, which AARP’s Don Redfoot posted earlier this week:

It is a remarkable story: Long-stay nursing home care by seniors enrolled in Medicaid has been plummeting for 15 years. It is not clear exactly why, but there are probably several reasons. First, state Medicaid programs have been shifting care

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Lynn Berberich on WYPR

WYPR

Listen to Lynn Berberich, an expert on home care and the founder of Bright Star Health Care, on “Midday with Dan Rodricks” on WYPR as the expert panel discusses Aging in Place.

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