To a nursing home resident who rarely receives visitors, a simple chat, a small gift, and a heartfelt smile can mean the world. Andrea Cook and her sons, Dalton and Charlie, have seen firsthand how their mere presence can lift a senior’s spirits.
Life changes quickly, doesn’t it? One day, you’re young and strong with your whole life ahead of you, and the next thing you know, you’re taking advantage of the senior citizen discount. How did time move so fast?
My mother lived with me for the last five years of her life. We closed in our garage and created an accessible, comfortable living space for her. I worked, and her health needs necessitated 24-hour care.
In this space, I previously have listed the reasons I believe everyone needs life insurance. This time, I want to remain on the life insurance theme and talk to those of you who already have life insurance, of any kind, about why you should review and update your policy and coverage.
I often find the misconception among unmarried people and those without children that they do not need life insurance. That could not be further from the truth. With the policies available these days, life insurance is about much more than simply providing a death benefit for those you leave behind. Here are some of the reasons why I believe everyone, young or old, married or single, should have life insurance.