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Four Pillars Attorneys Attend NAELA UnProgram

Since Kelly is in the proverbial “driver’s seat” of Four Pillars Law Firm, it only makes sense that she serves on a Steering Committee.  (Sorry, we couldn’t resist!).   Early this month, Kelly and Matt drove down the highway to Pawley’s … Continue reading

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Disabled Military Child Protection Act

The Disabled Military Child Protection Act has been introduced by Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) (S.1076) and Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA) (H.R.4329) in an effort to provide for the payment of monthly annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan to a supplemental … Continue reading

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Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

The annual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference brought together healthcare professionals and scientists to present the latest research on Alzheimer’s disease.  Sadly, the disease not only affects the 5.4 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s, but also the 15 million-plus Americans who … Continue reading

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Cost of Long Term Care Survey 2012

For the ninth consecutive year, Genworth surveyed long term care service providers throughout the nation to analyze the current cost of long term care services. In doing so, Genworth recognized several emerging trends: 1)      The cost of long term care … Continue reading

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Ramifications of Marriage after Age 60

Thinking about marrying later in life? Don’t allow your heart to make all of the decisions without at least bringing some thought to the idea.  After all, such a decision can greatly affect a multitude of earlier decisions concerning: estate … Continue reading

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How to Prepare When Elderly Parents Move In With Adult Children

More and more parents are moving in with their adult children, and the trend probably won’t reverse anytime soon. As nursing home costs continue to rise, children and their parents are finding that living together is a better arrangement, both … Continue reading

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To all who have served… Thank You.

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Facing Mom’s Money & Alzheimer’s

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

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Aging in Place: The Honest Truth

As the holidays grow near, many of us will be traveling to visit our aging relatives who we may not see as often during the rest of the year.  When you do so, take the time to enjoy spending that … Continue reading

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Curbing Alzheimer’s Wandering

For families with loved ones who are living with Alzheimer’s disease, one of the real fears is their loved one’s inopportune wandering spells which may lead to frightening consequences.  In the early stages of Alzheimer’s, wandering may not be a … Continue reading

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