Tax Deductions for Assisted Living Costs

If you or a family member lives in an assisted living facility, you know that assisted living costs continue to rise every year. But did you know some of those costs may be tax-deductible? Medical expenses, including some long-term care expenses, are deductible if the expenses are more than 7.5 percent of your adjusted gross income.  […]

The Difference Between Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

Many people use the terms Alzheimer’s disease and dementia interchangeably, but they have very different meanings. Although dementia is a group of symptoms that include memory loss, the term itself doesn’t explain what is causing the symptoms. Alzheimer’s disease is the leading cause of dementia, but there are many other causes. Dementia is a general […]

How to Handle a Loved One that has Dementia… and also owns Firearms

No matter what side of the gun debate you are on, this is an important topic to discuss especially here in Maine because of people’s avid love of all things outdoors including hunting and target shooting; let alone our constitutional right to bear arms. The best thing to do is talk about firearms before they […]