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Estate Planning Matters Especially In the Age of COVID-19

October 15, 2020

Estate Planning Matters Especially In the Age of COVID-19

The rapid escalation of the coronavirus pandemic has motivated individuals and families to be more proactive and get their affairs in good order. Many are reviewing and revising—or even creating for the first time—an estate plan with the support of an experienced attorney. Without an estate plan, you will become more reliant on state laws and probate courts to appoint someone who will be ultimately responsible for your financial affairs and critical health-care decisions.

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What to Look for in a Professional Fiduciary (Trustee)—Especially during a COVID-19 Pandemic and Aftermath

October 7, 2020

What to Look for in a Professional Fiduciary (Trustee)—Especially during a COVID-19 Pandemic and Aftermath

Has your estate planning or elder care attorney ever mentioned, “You’d be wise to get your affairs in order?”  For elderly individuals without immediate family members, it can be extremely difficult to decide who to appoint as their power of attorney or health care surrogate. Learn about the important role of a fiduciary— and how choosing the right one can provide support for you and/or your loved one during a difficult season in life. 

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Five Tips to Protect Against Elder Abuse during the Covid-19 Pandemic

September 24, 2020

Five Tips to Protect Against Elder Abuse during the Covid-19 Pandemic

As we continue to experience living in a Coronavirus/COVID-19 climate, we’ve learned elders are particularly susceptible to the effects of this illness and the many negative ways it has impacted their daily lives. As a result, many precautions have been taken to protect this demographic, especially with respect to exposure to the virus.

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Six Key Nutrients That Seniors Must Have for Better Health—Now More Than Ever!

April 22, 2020

Six Key Nutrients That Seniors Must Have for Better Health—Now More Than Ever!

Considering the challenge that the COVID-19 crisis has created, especially for seniors, now more than good nutrition is more important than ever before.  Getting to the grocery store is more difficult, even with set aside hours for the elderly. And with over-loaded, on-line, food-delivery services, meal-planning for seniors just got a whole lot more complex.

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ABLE Accounts – Tax Advantages for Those Living with Disabilities

April 15, 2020

ABLE Accounts – Tax Advantages for Those Living with Disabilities

The Achieving a Better Life (ABLE) Act of 2014 allows States to establish programs, for eligible individuals with disabilities, and enable them to participate in a tax advantaged savings program. This benefit does not impact the “government means test benefits,” as long as the account within the account is under the allowed maximum.

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