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Seven Tips for Avoiding Medicare Enrollment Fraud

Posted on: April 17th, 2017 by Judson Senior Living

Financial scams aimed at seniors have become so prevalent that they’re now considered “the” crime of the 21st century. Why? Because seniors – with their nest eggs, paid-off mortgages, and excellent credit ratings – make an extremely attractive target. Older Americans are also less likely to report fraud: because they don’t know who to report it […]

12 Frequently Asked Questions on the Financial Affordability of Living at a Judson Retirement Community

Posted on: March 16th, 2017 by Judson Senior Living

Many people considering a move to a retirement community question whether or not they can afford it. Below we’ve summarized the most frequent questions prospective residents ask about the financial affordability of living at a Judson retirement community. 1. How can I determine whether I can afford live at a Judson community? We offer a […]

The Right Questions to Ask When Searching for Assisted Living

Posted on: February 27th, 2017 by Judson Senior Living

For families facing the daunting task of finding an assisted living community for a loved one, there are seemingly countless considerations to make: quality of life, cost and caregiver competence, to name just a few. Not all assisted living communities are created equal, and sometimes it can be difficult to tell the difference between the […]

Eight Big Mistakes to Avoid When Saving for Retirement

Posted on: July 11th, 2016 by Adam Bechler, Wells Fargo Advisors

Judson is collaborating with Wells Fargo Financial Advisors to bring you a new series of blog posts focused on helpful tips and relevant information regarding financial issues that affect older adults. You’ve heard the stories. Hard-working people on the road to achieving their retirement dreams become sidetracked by unforeseen developments: unexpected medical expenses, a downturn in the […]

Why Cleveland Is Good for Your Wallet

Posted on: June 13th, 2016 by Judson Senior Living

This post is part of a regular series where we’ll spotlight reasons Why Cleveland is the best retirement option you’ve never thought of. From its rich arts and culture and vibrant restaurant scene, to its multiple recreational opportunities and world-class health care, learn Why Cleveland is both an exciting and surprisingly affordable choice for retirement! […]

What Is a CCRC Entry Fee and How Does It Work?

Posted on: May 11th, 2016 by Judson Senior Living

Choosing a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) is about proactively managing your quality of life as you age. A move to a CCRC offers creative opportunities for healthy aging, as well as a full continuum of health services should you need them. These health services generally include: assisted living, memory care, home care and skilled […]

Tax Strategies for Higher-Income Tax Payers

Posted on: March 11th, 2016 by Adam Bechler, Wells Fargo Advisors

Judson is collaborating with Wells Fargo Advisors to bring you a new series of blog posts focused on helpful tips and relevant information regarding financial issues that affect older adults. After the United States Constitution was finalized, Benjamin Franklin wrote famously in a letter: “Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that […]

What are Qualified Charitable Distributions and Why You Should Care

Posted on: February 17th, 2016 by Adam Bechler, Wells Fargo Advisors

Judson is collaborating with Wells Fargo Financial Advisors to bring you a new series of blog posts focused on helpful tips and relevant information regarding financial issues that affect older adults. Tax season is upon us. If you haven’t filed yet, one thing to remember is the recent changes to Qualified Charitable Distributions. Donating to […]

Comparing a Condo with a Continuing Care Retirement Community: Free Download

Posted on: November 18th, 2015 by Judson Senior Living

  As we age we’re faced with some major life choices; notably, how to adjust our living situation to our evolving lifestyle. Many people near retirement begin to contemplate the various choices. For most, the decision is obvious; sell the family home and move somewhere that provides more freedom and requires less maintenance. This usually […]

Did You Know About This Tax Benefit of Moving to a Retirement Community?

Posted on: June 25th, 2015 by Judson Senior Living

There are a number of financial benefits you can take advantage of when you move to a continuing care retirement community like Judson. For example, depending on your particular circumstances, you may be entitled to a medical expense deduction on your Federal Income Tax return for a portion of the entry fee or monthly service […]