Title: Estate and Financial Planning for People Living with COPD
Author: Martin M. Shenkman, MBA, JD
Publisher: DemosHealth, Demos Medical Publishing, LLC
Publisher Address: 11 West 42nd St, 15th floor New York, N.Y. 10036
Price: $21.95 US DOLLARS
Publication Date: 2013
Reviewed by Jackie Paulson © 2012
Headline: What is Estate and financial planning for COPD?
This book covers the question, “why a book on planning for people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)?” COPD is one of the most common lung disease and it has a profound impact on those living with it, their families, loves ones, and caregivers. It covers; estate, financial, planning, health finances and it tells you how. Each chapter is extensively covered and gives a summary at the end of each section of chapter.
Did you know that COPD is misunderstood and that more woman than men is being diagnosed at the ages of 45-64? Most persons with COPD lose their jobs, careers, businesses and hurt financially which affects their retirement. This all needs to be considered when planning for the future of those affected by COPD.
This is a must read book when COPD is occurring. Mr. Shenkman does an excellent job of providing the tools and techniques for people and their financial advisors with this dreaded disease. It is very easy to read and a helpful resource to keep on your shelves or give to someone whom may be dealing with COPD.
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