Monthly Archives January 2021

An afternoon nap could improve your cognitive abilities, study says

By Megan Marples, CNN Updated 11:41 AM ET, Thu January 28, 2021 (CNN)Taking an afternoon snooze could keep your brain sharp, a new study has said. Adults ages 60 and older who took afternoon naps showed signs of better mental agility compared to those who didn’t nap, according to a study published in General Psychiatry earlier this week. Researchers analyzed napping habits in 2,214 older Chinese people and measured their cognitive abilities using several cognitive tests. The participants were divided into two categories, those who took regular naps and those who didn’t. The study defined naps as a period of sleep
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2021 Tax Deductions for Long-Term Care Premiums Released

2021 Long Term Care Insurance Federal Tax Deductible Limits (Table 1)   Taxpayer’s Age At End of Tax Year – Deductible Limit 40 or less   $  450 More than 40 but not more than 50  $  850 More than 50 but not more than 60 $1,690 More than 60 but not more than 70 $4,520 More than 70 $5,640   The Qualified Long-Term Care Insurance Contract or Life Insurance Contract Per Diem Limitation dollar limit on the benefits will increase to $400 per day, from $380 per day.   Source: IRS Revenue Procedure: 2020-45
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