Monthly Archives March 2016

Caring For Caregivers

Supporting the people behind the patients is our next big challenge There are more than 670,000 unpaid family caregivers in Minnesota.  These are family members, friends and neighbors who are providing care for no charge, often while working full-time jobs. The services these unsung heroes provide not only help their loved ones live independently in their homes and communities,but they also help save the state money. Each year, family caregivers in Minnesota provide more than $8.5 billion in services — services that don’t have to be paid for by the state or health care system. However, just because this care isn’t paid for doesn’t
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Planning For The End

Let’s face it, many people don’t plan their own funerals. It’s not a fun subject and many people prefer not to talk about it, yet it’s inevitable. Loved ones and family members are then left to plan for a funeral, sift through their loved one’s things and deal with the loss of someone they cared so much about. Preparing for a funeral can be exhausting, but making sure you have the financial resources to cover the cost of funeral, burial or cremation is very important for personal estate planning. On average, the typical traditional funeral will cost between $8,000-$10,000. Like
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