How to handle family disagreements about end-of-life plans

(NC) If someone dies without plans in place, there are a multitude of things to do and decisions to make within 72 hours. This could lead to a myriad of possible disagreements. Planning ahead can help to alleviate some of the stress on family members and friends. Sharing your end-of-life plans with loved ones can […]

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Reverse Mortgages and Life Settlements in Ontario in 2017

Article by: Daniel Kahan ASA In October 2017 a Private Members Bill No. 162 was introduced to LEGALIZE Life Settlements in Ontario and allow seniors the right to SELL their existing life policies (after they had been in force for 3 years) to a Third Party Investor (subject to a 10 day cooling-off period). This […]

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Dementia – Shielding the Brain from Memory Loss

A person affected by dementia suffers from a gradual loss of memory which then also affects that patient’s ability to solve problems, speak and even use language. Therefore, dementia adversely affects the essential functions of a person like motor skills, comprehension, and executive functioning. Dementia refers to multiple sets of ailments and not to any […]

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Common cold or pulmonary fibrosis? Know the symptoms

(BPT) – Persistent dry cough. Fatigue. Shortness of breath. These symptoms are sometimes associated with a passing virus, especially during the peak of cold and flu season. Coughs can last an average of 18 days; however, if your dry cough is still lingering after two months, another condition, such as pulmonary fibrosis, might be the […]

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