Category Archives: Legal and Financial

Incapacity Planning: When is the Right Time?

Diminished capacity is a sensitive subject for aging adults. And why wouldn’t it be? After decades of autonomy, the emotional, cognitive, and physical challenges of life can take their toll, threatening independence and exposing weakness. However difficult, incapacity can be discussed, and decisions documented in a detailed aging plan, giving direction for a time every…
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What is a Living Will?

Talking about end-of-life decisions is not fun. But it is necessary. Life can change on a dime; being prepared is in everyone’s best interest. Starting a conversation about the wishes contained in your Living Will is well worth a little temporary discomfort. Nobody wants to think about being injured or incapacitated to the point that…
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When Should I Hire an Elder Law Attorney?

Most of us will need legal advice at some point in our lives. For older adults – or those anticipating their retirement years – an Elder Law Attorney can be invaluable in all matters that impact senior adults and their families. From the complex issues of financial planning to the emotional decisions that accompany end-of-life…
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Get Proactive with a Thoughtful Aging Plan

To remain independent, you must be proactive early in life. This includes taking prescribed medications for diagnosed conditions, regular exercise, a balanced diet, limiting alcohol, good sleeping habits, and staying socially active. Additionally, a carefully considered aging plan created with your Elder Law Attorney is a must. Even when facing the impact of chronic diseases…
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