Powers of Attorney and Trusts

Powers of Attorney and Trusts

February’s Blog Recap: There are several legal planning documents that are necessary as we age.  A trust and a durable power of attorney are two of the most important ones. There are multiple types of Trusts including revocable and irrevocable. A Trust creates a legal entity and it is important to determine your goals in selecting which trust is best to achieve your goals. […]


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Important Types of Trusts and How to Fund Them

Important Types of Trusts and How to Fund Them

A well-drafted Trust by an experienced Elder Care Lawyer can ensure your loved ones and property will be protected. […]


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10 Tips to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

10 Tips to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Caring for an elderly parent or loved one can be extremely rewarding in many ways, but while those feelings of goodwill can be uplifting, the work can sometimes feel overwhelming and put you in a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion. […]


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8 Reasons You Should Avoid Cookie-Cutter Estate Plans

8 Reasons You Should Avoid Cookie-Cutter Estate Plans

Estate Planning is an important step in securing your financial future for yourself and your loved ones. Your plan should be tailored to your specific needs, goals and family circumstances. […]


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Falls Prevention in Seniors: How to Prevent Falls at Home

Falls Prevention in Seniors: How to Prevent Falls at Home

Did you know that falls are not a “normal” part of aging and that the majority of falls can be prevented if the necessary precautions are taken? One in every 4 seniors falls each year but you have the power to reduce the risk for yourself or your loved one.  […]


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Having the Aging Talk with Your Parents

Having the Aging Talk with Your Parents

Having a conversation about your parents' end-of-life choices can be intimidating, but there are steps you can take to ensure the dialogue about their future care and financial planning happens in an effective and collaborative way. In this blog post, we'll discuss our 4 tips for how to talk with your aging parents about their future. How to Talk with Aging Parents About their Future […]


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The 4 Most Important Estate Planning Steps

The 4 Most Important Estate Planning Steps

Most of us don't want to confront our own mortality or would prefer to hold off thinking about it until we reach a certain age or are even confronted by a long-term health issue. But neglecting to prioritize or complete your Estate Plan ultimately means you’re at risk of your family having to endure expensive and stressful guardianship and probate court proceedings. Because we want you and your family to be as prepared as possible, we've written about the four most important estate planning steps below. […]


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After an Alzheimer's Diagnosis: Your Legal Planning Next Steps

After an Alzheimer's Diagnosis: Your Legal Planning Next Steps

Legal Planning Advice for People with Alzheimer's Disease […]


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The Importance of a Digital Estate Plan & How to Make One

The Importance of a Digital Estate Plan & How to Make One

As elder law attorneys we advise our clients every day of the importance of planning ahead. A properly drafted Estate Plan covers all the bases for the management and distribution of your  […]


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Estate Planning is a Family Affair: What & Why You Need To Tell Your Kids

Estate Planning is a Family Affair: What & Why You Need To Tell Your Kids

If you have taken the steps to prepare an estate plan, or are planning to, it is advisable to take the next step and inform your adult children of the details of your intentions. […]


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