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How not to lose money because of Alzheimer’s disease

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January 21, 2021

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Doug
February 01, 2021

An acquaintance, while apparently at a hidden Alzheimer’s stage, decided not to renew the long-term care inflation rider that he had long gotten, without telling his wife. When his wife submitted a claim it was way under-reimbursed. This is an illustration of the benefit of making sure both spouses are cognizant of their financial situation and involved in decisions. It might well have been caught much earlier as an unwise decision.

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