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Don’t Be Caught Unaware

By Elaine Marze As marketing director of S.A.F.E. Planning I want to share some information so YOUR family won’t make the same mistakes some other people make – and regret.  One of my friends recently lost her eighty year old mom when she had a heart attack.  Diagnosed a few years ago with a heart

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Appreciate it now …

By Elaine Marze People frequently share with me the things they miss most after the death of their spouse, especially after they read WIDOWHOOD: I DIDN’T ASK FOR THIS (which I wrote).  I like to share these things because it reminds those with living husbands and wives what they should appreciate while they still can

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Edith Saunders Testimonial

By Elaine Marze Janice Hughes is an only child and says that her mom was devoted to her, wanting Janice to get an education, and then later Edith’s devotion expanded to Janice’s own family.  Edith worked hard and saved what she could during her many years living in Missouri.  She eventually moved to Shreveport to

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Testimonial

We are extremely satisfied and grateful for the work that Mr. Cochran was able to do for us in our times of need.  We would highly recommend him and his services to anyone.  With his knowledge of the Medicaid rules, he was able to get Mary (Lynn’s mother) approved for Medicaid assistance that paid for her

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THINK OF YOUR LOVED ONES!

Some people think that if they leave a Will behind it will take care of all the “after” issues, but that’s only the beginning.  It would simplify tasks for your spouse and / or children if you would also enclose in that important folder the following items: Insurance policy information including account numbers; A list

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Karen Hodges Testimonial by Elaine Marze

 For the 15 plus years that I have worked for S.A.F.E. Planning interviewing people for our newsletter and now social media about their experiences with us, I’ve heard some positive testimonials, but a recent talk with Karen Hodges has to be the most positive feedback yet.  Karen’s mom, Barbara Bell, recently passed away six years

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Testimonial

Keithville resident Byron Barclay had heard about S.A.F.E. Planning through friends, and he’d also seen print ads in local publications before he called to set up an appointment with Ric Cochran to discuss getting Medicaid approval for his mom’s nursing home care in 2015.  As it turned out, Byron’s parents had an earlier connection with

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Spring Break by Elaine Marze

All across the country educational campuses are closing for the celebrated and anticipated Spring Break! In spite of high gas and airline tickets Americans will be heading to beaches and ski slopes singly, with families, and in school and church groups for fun in the sun or snow.  Realistically, some people will come home in

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Language Can Be Tricky…

Have you heard about the church service where the lady asked for prayers because her husband had been in an accident that resulted in his “scrotum” being crushed? She went on to describe the excruciating pain and a delicate operation where doctors were able to piece together the crushed remnants of Jim’s scrotum by wrapping

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Perks of reaching 60 or being over 70 and heading towards 80!

  Kidnappers are not very interested in you. IN a hostage situation you are likely to be released first. No one expect you to run-anywhere. People call at 8PM and ask: “Did I wake you?” People no longer view you as a hypochondriac. There is nothing left to learn the hard way. Things you buy

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