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As parents age, many children have to grapple with the fact that they may have to begin making financial and healthcare decisions on behalf of their parents. Normally this comes about due to cognitive issues from which a parent is … Continue reading
Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-Pa.) introduced the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2013 on May 23, 2013 (H.R. 2123). According to a press release from the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), the bill would allow people with disabilities … Continue reading
Many people believe they have a complete and comprehensive estate plan in place, only to have their unfortunate family members find out otherwise-after it is too late to correct. Perhaps the most important document an individual can put in place … Continue reading
The benefits of a highly detailed, comprehensive power of attorney are numerous. Unfortunately, many powers of attorney are more general in nature and can actually cause more problems than they solve, especially for our senior population. However, a highly detailed, … Continue reading
Millions of people are affected by dementia. Unfortunately, many of dementia sufferers do not have all their estate planning affairs in order before the symptoms start. If you or a loved one has dementia, it may not be too late … Continue reading
Believe it or not, if you are 18 years of age or older, you should have some amount of estate planning completed. Even if you meet the “young and broke” definition with zero concerns other than living paycheck to paycheck, … Continue reading
When people hear the horror stories of others falling prey to scam artists, their immediate reaction is almost always “that would never happen to me.” Perhaps that’s true; but reality is showing that as our parents age, more and more … Continue reading
Statistics show that more women than men in the United States have Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia: • Almost two-thirds (2/3) of all Americans living with Alzheimer’s are women • 3.4 million women age 65 and older … Continue reading
No family wants to have a discussion about the possibility of a devastating occurrence which may leave a loved one mentally or physically debilitated; however, it is one of the more important discussions to be had amongst loved ones. On … Continue reading