27 10, 2023

What to Know About Creating a Living Will

2023-10-26T07:37:05-04:00October 27th, 2023|

Creating a living will ensures your future health care decisions and plans are respected. A living will, or advance directive, is a legal document outlining medical treatment preferences and end-of-life care if you can’t communicate or make decisions for yourself. [...]

16 10, 2023

Should a POLST Be Part of Your Care Plan?

2023-10-16T02:23:45-04:00October 16th, 2023|

The American Hospital Association estimates that half of Americans suffer from chronic conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. Following a diagnosis, many experience concerns about the kind of care they will receive. They may worry about how invasive it will be, [...]

9 10, 2023

Is an Independent Living Facility Right for Me?

2023-10-09T06:45:44-04:00October 9th, 2023|

Housing options and the associated costs are among the top priorities for many seniors. Today, the housing market is unpredictable, while many seniors currently living independently may also have concerns about continuing their lifestyles. Moving to an independent living facility [...]

5 10, 2023

6 Ways the Sandwich Generation Can Plan for The Future

2023-10-05T15:12:08-04:00October 5th, 2023|

Anyone experiencing the struggle of simultaneously caring for children and aging parents is part of the sandwich generation. Although “generation” is part of the phrase, it doesn’t refer to people born at a specific time. Typically, these family caregivers will [...]

2 10, 2023

Notarizing Documents for Seniors With a Dementia Diagnosis

2023-10-02T06:55:46-04:00October 2nd, 2023|

An Alzheimer’s or dementia diagnosis can be a challenging journey for the person and family alike. When the diagnosis occurs, a ticking clock begins on the timeline for getting proper and sound notarizations done for crucial legal documents. What Does [...]

29 09, 2023

What Does Incapacitated Mean in Elder Law & Estate Planning?

2023-09-28T10:56:32-04:00September 29th, 2023|

When working with an attorney to prepare for your future and address the challenges associated with aging, you will likely come across the term “incapacitated.” Incapacitated Definition Someone who is incapacitated cannot make personal decisions or understand legal documents. An [...]

25 09, 2023

Is Your Financial Information in Order?

2023-09-25T10:27:59-04:00September 25th, 2023|

Preparing and organizing your financial information for when you are no longer capable will bring peace of mind to you today. At the same time, it may relieve your loved ones’ burden in the future. You’ll ensure proper management of [...]

24 09, 2023

Why Parents Need a Power of Attorney When Children Turn 18

2023-09-24T18:04:24-04:00September 24th, 2023|

Every parent knows that momentous feeling when their child turns 18. It's a major milestone, symbolizing the transition from adolescence to adulthood. While it's a moment of pride and reflection, it also comes with certain legal ramifications. Among these is [...]

22 09, 2023

Can Alzheimer’s Disease Be Prevented?

2023-09-22T19:43:00-04:00September 22nd, 2023|

While new knowledge becomes available each year about promising potential treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, recent research is also focusing on the prevention of the disease or mitigation of its symptoms. Newly developing treatment techniques and technology may bring a path [...]

22 09, 2023

Bifurcating the Role of a Trustee: A Modern Approach to Trust Management

2023-09-22T06:20:13-04:00September 22nd, 2023|

Trusts have long been a cornerstone of estate planning, wealth management, and charitable giving. Traditionally, the trustee held a singular role, overseeing and managing the trust's assets, distribution, and general administration. However, as trusts have grown more complex and diverse, [...]