Category Archives: Legal and Financial

Power of Attorney: What Does That Mean in Florida?

Independence is a word commonly heard from seniors when discussing plans with their families. They want their independence. They have earned their independence. And we aren’t here to disagree. When it comes to the matters of aging, there is no guarantee that aging will happen in a way that always allows for independent decision-making. Since…
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What is a Guardian?

Guardianship is a legal process that delegates the rights of a person who has been determined incapacitated to someone else who will act on their behalf. It is court-ordered protection for someone unable to make decisions, unable to communicate decisions, or unable to act in their own best interest. Professional guardianship services are for vulnerable…
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What is an Elder Law Attorney?

An Elder Law Attorney is first and foremost an advocate for a senior and their loved ones. Family and estate attorneys are specialists in their field, handling a wide range of legal matters affecting older and/or disabled people. These are important issues that affect the emotional, physical, and financial needs of the elderly. Elder Law…
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Medicaid in Florida: Simplifying the State Long-Term Care Program

Medicaid in Florida: Simplifying the State Long-Term Care Program Aging is an expensive adventure. If you envision your “golden years” spent indulging in grandchildren and travel, the time to make a financial plan is now. Probably before now, but better late than never! Conservative estimates from the investment group of Bank of America suggest that…
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