SHOULD ADVANCE DIRECTIVES BE DEMENTIA-FOCUSED?

Many standard form advance directives will not be helpful for patients who develop dementia or similar mind-altering diseases. The standard advance directives typically address terminal conditions and comas, but not the gradual decline of a dementia patient. A dementia-specific health...

Published On: Friday, May 18, 2018

3 Issues Faced by Senior Living Facilities

Senior living faces many issues. Solutions to these problems are consistently being discussed by the government and other stakeholders. However, many of these issues are difficult and costly to solve. For example, staffing and regulation of facilities are problems consistently...

Published On: Thursday, May 17, 2018

5 Tips for Health Care Agents

Making important health care decisions on behalf of a loved one can be a mentally and emotionally exhausting responsibility. If you are named as an agent in someone’s Durable Health Care Power of Attorney you will have to make critical...

Published On: Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Upcoming Event May 16th

Our workshops are designed to be educational, interactive, informative and generate relevant discussion for attendees. Modern Estate Planning is more than just preparing a will and putting it in a safe. Find out how a comprehensive Estate Plan will protect...

Published On: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Respite Care Options for Caregivers

Respite care is substitute care when a caregiver needs a break. If possible, these breaks should be scheduled regularly, giving the caregiver time to rest. It can be for a short period like a day or a few hours or...

Published On: Monday, May 14, 2018

WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU CANNOT DIVIDE YOUR ESTATE EQUALLY FOR YOUR BENEFICIARIES?

A very common mistake in estate planning is using a blanket statement that gives all of your real and personal property equally to your designated beneficiaries (ex. your children). The reason this may not work out equally is that some...

Published On: Friday, May 11, 2018

Solo Aging and the Challenges it Brings

For some seniors in the baby boomer generation aging brings with it new challenges in the form of solo aging. Solo aging is a senior who has no children and no younger (or healthier) family members to assist them as...

Published On: Thursday, May 10, 2018

Recently Diagnosed with a Chronic Illness? Here is a Checklist to Get Your Affairs In Order…

A diagnosis of a debilitating chronic disease, such as Parkinson's or ALS, creates an urgency to get your affairs in order. The first step is to learn how the symptoms may impact your living situation (such as needing to add...

Published On: Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Upcoming Event May 16th

Our workshops are designed to be educational, interactive, informative and generate relevant discussion for attendees. Modern Estate Planning is more than just preparing a will and putting it in a safe. Find out how a comprehensive Estate Plan will protect...

Published On: Tuesday, May 08, 2018

UNIQUE HEALTH CHALLENGES FACED BY VETERANS

The United States veteran population is some 20 million strong, many of whom face health challenges separate from non-Veterans. Due to their military training, Veterans have a well-defined culture that is strong on values, codes of conduct, respect of superiors,...

Published On: Monday, May 07, 2018

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