What to do if You Notice Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

What to do if You Notice Early Signs of Alzheimer’s

While there is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s Disease, early detection offers the best path for dealing with all that the disease entails. Common signs and symptoms can include unusual memory loss, difficulty solving problems and completing familiar tasks. It can also manifest in confusion about time and places,...
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How to Choose a Nursing Home for a Parent

How to Choose a Nursing Home for a Parent

When your parents reach the age where they start to be mentally or physically incapable and can no longer take care of themselves, relocating them to a nursing home may be the best option.  Unfortunately, this process can be confusing, difficult and stressful. Your parent may have no interest in relocating and you...
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A Revocable Trust Can Protect Against Legal Challenges

Did you know there is an old saying among estate planning attorneys? In short, it is,“Where there’s a will, there’s a relative.” The implication is that people come out of the woodwork in the hopes of landing an inheritance at the death of a loved one. We know it may seem a bit jaded, but unfortunately conflict can...
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How to Plan Your Estate to Support Your Autistic Child

Estate planning is important for all of us to have in place. This form of planning ensures that in the event of a serious crisis or death, our loved ones have a plan to follow and legal authority to make decisions. When you have a child with autism, however, this type of planning becomes even more critical. We know...
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Don’t Let Guardianship Be Your Only Planning Option Left

When most people think of estate planning, they think of transferring their life savings to their heirs at their death. Their goal is to leave a legacy for those they love. They are not thinking about what would happen if they were in a serious accident and were no longer able to make decisions independently. The...
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4 Things You Need to Know About the New Tax Law

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act went into effect earlier this year. This new tax law brings significant changes to our taxes in 2019. Since the implementation of the tax bill there have been numerous articles and news reports on how the tax bill will change the tax structure for parents, seniors, and businesses. Here are...
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How to Keep Seniors Safe from Sweetheart Scams

Unfortunately, across America, Sweetheart Scams are on the rise.  Sweetheart Scams occur when someone pretends to be in a relationship with another person over a period of time for the purpose of stealing from them. Theft can occur in multiple ways, including money, privacy, and identity. The victims of Sweetheart...
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Three Tips to Help Sandwich Generation Caregivers

The role of the family caregiver is not an easy one. This especially holds true for members of The Sandwich Generation who find themselves balancing the needs of multiple age groups. The Sandwich Generation is comprised of Americans between ages 40 and 55 who are still caring for a child at home while simultaneously...
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