A Place for Mom provides a list of assisted living state licensing websites across the U.
S., but this post ranks each state based on the amount of information available online, and the usability of the website or websites that provide that information.
While there is a national nursing home website to view licensing and audit histories of Medicare approved nursing homes, there is no such website for assisted living communities.
That’s because assisted living is regulated at the state level, as opposed to nursing homes, which are regulated at both the state and federal level.
It can even determine who’ll get custody of your Labrador retriever.
If you don’t know one, ask for recommendations from friends, family members or the attorney who drew up your will. (IRA proceeds always go to your named beneficiary, regardless of what’s in a prenup or will.) 5.
There’s another benefit to upfront disclosure: Your children just might bring up an issue that didn’t occur to you.
“In my case,” Quinn noted, “my kids raised a good question that I hadn’t considered.” If Jane Bryant Quinn doesn’t think of everything, there’s a pretty good chance you won’t either.
“Prenups are now part of our culture.” If you’re contemplating marriage, I strongly recommend you consider a prenup if you fall into one or more of these categories: Prenups Are Not Romantic Though more common than ever, asking a potential spouse to sign a prenup can still be dicey.
“Whoever brings it up is considered to be extremely unromantic,” says Olivia Mellan, a psychotherapist and money coach.