About one-third of those over 65 need help with daily tasks like eating, bathing, and paying bills. [Read more…]
For many people, their house is the most valuable asset they own. This is why it is very important to consider how you hold title to your own home. [Read more…]
A Last Will and Testament is necessary to pass your property to your heirs when you die. However, you probably do not know that a Last Will and Testament is an important tool to help a surviving spouse pay for their long term care. It is so important I would go so far as to say it is required. Here’s why. [Read more…]
Powers of Attorney are different than a Last Will and Testament because a Power of Attorney allows a third person to handle your finances or health care while you are still alive. A Last Will and Testament, on the other hand, [Read more…]
A Power of Attorney is an essential document.
One common misconception about powers of attorney –
The terms of a will are a touchy subject for children of parents who have chosen, for one reason or another, to leave them out. [Read more…]
One dilemma my clients face is level of care. By that I mean, finding an appropriate care community that is meets all of their needs for life. One solution is a CCRC, i.e., “Continuing Care Retirement Community”> [Read more…]
Chief Justice Warren Burger died without an estate plan. He had a Will but not a plan. What is the difference between a Will and a Plan? [Read more…]
In the first segment, Darol described the modern trend of adult children providing care for aged parents. The stress is sometimes overwhelming [Read more…]
The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a historic decision in U.S. v. Windsor, 570 U.S. ___ (2013) that could have far-reaching effects on seniors, persons with disabilities, and veterans who are married to, or plan to marry, a person of the same gender.
Overview of U.S. v. Windsor: [Read more…]