Ancillary Probate Tips for Planning Your Estate

Ancillary Probate Tips for Planning Your Estate

You might be concerned that a vacation home or other property you own out of state will be hard to distribute to your heirs.  Alongside the probate in your home state, another, ancillary, probate court process might need to occur. Ancillary probate can present some challenges.  As you plan ahead, these are a few...
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When to Hire A Paid Caregiver for an Elder Loved One

When to Hire A Paid Caregiver for an Elder Loved One

Whether due to an illness, a debilitating injury or as a result of the aging process, elder adults often require assistance to meet their daily needs. Statistically, most assistance is provided by family caregivers, but there almost invariably comes a time when these caregivers may need to make room for outside help....
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4 Foods to Help Seniors Augment Their Memories

4 Foods to Help Seniors Augment Their Memories

A healthy diet is important at any stage of life, but it is particularly important for older adults. A poor diet can weaken an aging adult’s immune system and expose them to common illnesses. These illnesses can end-up having a disproportionate impact on aging adults compared to younger people. A lack of nutrients...
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5 Tips for New York Seniors to Stay Safe on the Road

5 Tips for New York Seniors to Stay Safe on the Road

Driving can be stressful at any age, but the older one gets the more challenging it can be. This is especially true for seniors with diminished eyesight, hearing, and general awareness. In many cases, it may be time for the Older American in your life to permanently hand over their keys. Short of that, there are...
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Protect Your Estate With Qualified “Gray Divorce” Planning

Protect Your Estate With Qualified “Gray Divorce” Planning

Gray Divorce continues to be on the rise in America. A so-called “Gray Divorce” occurs when couples over the age of fifty, including many senior couples, agree to end their marriages later in life. Sadly, Gray Divorce numbers have been steadily increasing for the past several decades, and they come with their own...
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7 Questions to Ask When Comparing Skilled Nursing Facilities

7 Questions to Ask When Comparing Skilled Nursing Facilities

The decision to place your aging loved one in a long-term care facility is never easy. No matter how necessary this move may be for his or her safety and well being, it can be emotionally hard for all those involved. Change is difficult for all of us, but change related to the aging process, can be especially so. The...
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Planning for the Rising Costs of Long-Term Care

Planning for the Rising Costs of Long-Term Care

The cost of long-term care continues to rise each year. In states across the nation, we have seen increases over the last five years of well over ten to twenty percent in the healthcare industry serving our Older Americans. These costs have risen in a number of areas for Older Americans including, but not limited to,...
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Is It Time To Update Your Estate Plan in the New Year?

Is It Time To Update Your Estate Plan in the New Year?

Developing a comprehensive estate plan is one of the most important things someone can do. The decision to create an estate plan is critical, regardless of the amount of assets that they wish to leave behind to loved ones or other designated beneficiaries. What many people do not realize, however, is that you have to...
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