How to Reduce Nursing Home Costs

How to Reduce Nursing Home Costs

If you have an elderly parent or family member who needs long-term care, you understand that it can be very expensive. According to Care.com (https://www.care.com/c/stories/10237/cost-of-senior-care/) , the average cost for nursing home care can range from $6,000 even up to $16,000 a month in Florida and Maryland. In most cases, neither the parent or adult Read more about How to Reduce Nursing Home Costs[…]

How to Avoid the Costs of Long-Term and Nursing Home Care

How to Avoid the Costs of Long-Term and Nursing Home Care

If your family member is getting older and seems to be at risk for injuries and falls, it’s imperative to look into alternative health care for them. Of course, there are programs that will assist your loved ones who need 24-hour nursing care. If you’re in a position that gives you the authority to make Read more about How to Avoid the Costs of Long-Term and Nursing Home Care[…]

Estate Planning for Children with Different Parents

Estate Planning for Children with Different Parents

Today, second marriages have created a diverse family lifestyle blending newly born and existing step-children under a single roof. As life gets busy, the lack of having an estate plan or not updating an existing one to include the new spouse and children is common. So are the problems connected to the distribution of assets Read more about Estate Planning for Children with Different Parents[…]

What Happens If I Become Incapacitated As a Senior?

What Happens If I Become Incapacitated As a Senior?

While there’s no telling exactly what the future holds, we do know that each of us will experience some kind of decline, as we age. Whether that will include physical conditions, cognitive degeneration, or a combination of the two, there’s really no way to know. All we can really do is prepare for the worst Read more about What Happens If I Become Incapacitated As a Senior?[…]

What is Powers of Attorney and Why Do I Need One?

What is Powers of Attorney and Why Do I Need One?

Powers of attorney is a legal document that allows another person (or agent) to make binding decisions on behalf of another person. There are different types of powers of attorney that grant different types of decision-making authority to the agent. Some powers of attorney allow the person the agent to make financial decisions and sign Read more about What is Powers of Attorney and Why Do I Need One?[…]

Doing Your Own Estate Planning? Why You Should Consult an Attorney

Doing Your Own Estate Planning? Why You Should Consult an Attorney

Everyone needs an estate plan but many people don’t believe they have enough assets to warrant paying special attention to it. You may have written a will years ago and put it in a drawer or safety deposit box, where it might sit so long the people you give your money to die or leave Read more about Doing Your Own Estate Planning? Why You Should Consult an Attorney[…]