Social Security

Granny Snatching: Media Discovers Granny Snatching in Connecticut; We’re Saved!?

February 22, 2012
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Granny Snatching: Media Discovers Granny Snatching in Connecticut; We’re Saved!?

Everyone I know sent me a copy of the news article that surfaced last week concerning a Fairfield family in which a son is attempting to have his 98-year-old mother confined in an elder care facility while he takes her house and sells it. (Thanks to everyone I know, it was very much appreciated.)...

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Granny Snatching: Social Security Status Doesn’t Exempt Connecticut Seniors from Paying Taxes!

February 16, 2012
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Granny Snatching: Social Security Status Doesn’t Exempt Connecticut Seniors from Paying Taxes!

It’s tax season again; have you seen the commercials on television? Use this tax preparer, get that software, be worry free and leave it all to the professionals! OK, I admit, since my wife’s degree is in accounting and since she does small business finances for a living, I leave it to her. I...

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Granny Snatching: West Coast Advice Helps Connecticut Seniors Avoid Nursing Homes

February 8, 2012
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Granny Snatching: West Coast Advice Helps Connecticut Seniors Avoid Nursing Homes

The issue of whether elderly relatives should live their final days in nursing homes, or be cared for in their own home or that of a relative, is quickly emerging from the shadows of legislative committees into the limelight of public debate. The aging Baby Boomer generation will bring unprecedented financial burdens to state...

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Granny Snatching: Connecticut’s State Sen. Edith Prague Back at Work for Elderly!

February 2, 2012
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Granny Snatching: Connecticut’s State Sen. Edith Prague Back at Work for Elderly!

A minor stroke on Christmas day hasn’t seemed to slow State Sen. Edith Prague D-Columbia even a half step. She returned to the state Capitol  in late January,  went right back to work and says  she’ll be running for another term! “Too many important things are happening, I’ve got to be here,” she told...

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