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Black Parents Aging Podcast

Sep 9, 2021

In today’s episode, Nicola will discuss one of the best-kept secrets - VA Aid and Attendance.  This is a pension program that was put in place by the VA in order to provide veterans with funds that they can use towards health, lodging and other services. She highlights some of the benefits that some of her clients...


Aug 25, 2021

For family and caregivers, it can be hard to watch a loved one battle the challenges of loneliness as they age. But there are many ways to help seniors overcome social isolation and instill a sense of companionship and emotional connection. One proven way to battle the blues is through interaction with animals. It’s...


Aug 20, 2021

The debate surrounding gun ownership has been raging for decades, and this doesn’t necessarily mean that seniors and guns are a “bad” combination by default. Advancing age, by itself, should not preclude anyone from leading an independent life and enjoying their rights and privileges.

 

 While many...


Aug 12, 2021

Nicola joins us in the podcast today to talk about a topic that comes up a lot in estate planning - adding adult children to your parents’ bank accounts and assets. While this may be well-meaning, there are a lot of reasons why you shouldn’t.  So if you are thinking about putting your name on mom or dad's bank...


Aug 6, 2021

In today’s episode, Nicola speaks to two of her very good friends, Michelle and Kimberly. As you probably know by now, the goal of this show is to help you navigate situations that may arise with your aging parents. Michelle and Kimberly share their experiences and some of the tips that worked for them when their mom...