Some two decades ago, Annette Martin was working as an administrative assistant at a retirement home in Lancaster County, Penn. Recalling those days, she says, “I met so many people there who were simply not financially prepared for retirement.” She explains, “It was a really nice place, with independent living facilities, and places where you would go later if you needed more care but it was pretty pricey. People would have to prove they had the assets, and many would come up short.”
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