Jackie’s Columns

(Archived from Jackie’s writings in the Bowie Blade-News)

November 25, 2010

Learning how to set boundaries can help relieve stress

On Thanksgiving Day, all over America, families sit down to dinner at the same moment – halftime. The funny thing about Thanksgiving, or any huge meal, […]
November 18, 2010

Do you have a plan on how to pay for long-term care if needed?

The one unchangeable certainty is that nothing is unchangeable. —John F. Kennedy A recent national study reported that the average annual cost of long-term care in […]
November 11, 2010

How to deal with 'negative inheritance'

First, I was dying to finish high school and start college.  Then I was dying to finish college and start working.  And then I was dying […]
October 28, 2010

Living wills can be an advance directive to understand

Good advance planning for health care decisions is a continuing conversation—about values, priorities, the meaning of one’s life, and the quality of life. —American Bar Association, […]