Posts Categorized: Elder Law

Estate Planning in the Face of Alzheimer’s

If you, or a close family member or loved one, has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, there are many estate planning issues you will need to consider. As with any significant medical condition, a diagnosis...

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Maintaining Independence as a Senior

As seniors age they often experience the desire to keep their interests static and to not branch out into new things. While this tendency is natural, it can also be a hindrance to your ability...

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Grandparents Who Become Guardians

When parents become unable or unwilling to continue caring for their children, often the grandparents come to the rescue. Many serve solely as a guardian for their grandchild or grandchildren, while some grandparents proceed a step further...

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Frequently Used Elder Law Terms

Attorney-in-fact. Anyone who creates a power of attorney chooses another person or organization who has the legal right make decisions on that person’s behalf. The person or organization chosen is known as an attorney-in-fact or...

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Financial Traps Retirees Should Avoid

For retirees and those on a fixed income, financial planning is necessary to ensure you don’t run into financial problems. Because you’re retired, you cannot count on bringing more money in from work, so you’ll...

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