Upcoming Caregiver Seminar

The number of people aged 65 and over in Massachusetts currently exceeds 900,000.  By 2030, that population is projected to reach 1.5 million.  Seventy percent of people who are 65 or over will require some form of long-term care during their lives.  As this population increases, so do the demands thrust upon the children and […]

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ESTATE PLANING AND MEDICAID ASSET PROTECTION WORKSHOP

Rockland Trust Financial Services will host local guest speaker, Attorney Eric R. Oalican, on Wednesday, April 6th from 6:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m. at the Rockland Trust Seekonk branch located at 1400 Fall River Avenue, Seekonk (Route 6).  Mr. Oalican is a local attorney specializing in asset protection planning.  He is a frequent lecturer and […]

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3 Things Every Adult Should Know About Caring for a Loved One

The number of people aged 65 and over in Massachusetts currently exceeds 900,000.  By 2030, that population is projected to reach 1.5 million.  Seventy percent of people who are 65 or over will require some form of long-term care during their lives.  As this population increases, so do the demands thrust upon the children and […]

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Don’t Let a Parent’s Long-Term Care Insurance Lapse

According to the Center for Retirement Research (“CRR”) at Boston College, men have a 32% percent chance of letting a long-term care policy lapse and women’s chances of lapse are 38%.  In 23% of the cases studied, those who let their policy lapse did so within four years of needing long-term care with one in […]

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Newly Appointed Bristol County District Attorney Addresses Elder Abuse in Bristol County

Tom Quinn, the newly appointed District Attorney for Bristol County recently held a forum regarding efforts to address elder abuse in the greater Taunton area.   Of the approximatley 21,000 cases of reported abuse, about one-third involved financial exploitation according to District Attorney Quinn.   During the event, Attorney Quinn indicated that elder abuse would […]

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