Most Americans today have not thought about how they will pay for a future that includes the need for long-term care. The concept that we may not be able to live independently, in our own homes, free of mobility and cognitive challenges, is not a reality that many of us want to face, let alone plan...
Are you aware how devastating a fall can be for a senior adult? Sadly, falls are fairly common. Indeed, one in four adults age 65 or older will likely fall this year. Among those affected, several million will be treated in hospital emergency rooms. Of those, hundreds of thousands will be admitted for serious injuries, like...
When you consider your estate in the future, have you realized that a solid foundation is critical for a well written estate plan? Remember, your estate includes not only your wealth, such as your home, retirement accounts and investments, but equally important it also includes your health and the plans you have for your legacy. With...
Have your parents started their estate planning? Do you want them to begin but they have not yet? Are you looking for ways to encourage them to plan not just for the future but for right now, to ensure that if something happens to them you have the authority to help them out? A staggering number...
When we see celebrities in the news, it is for a variety of reasons. Achievements, awards, new projects, family moments, and the list goes on. While learning more about our favorite celebrities can be fun and diverting, unfortunately, we also read about them when tragedy or death befalls them as well. Recently, Chadwick Boseman has made...
Have you recently retired to Florida? As an active, healthy and comfortable retiree, are you enjoying the relaxed atmosphere of Florida? Now that you are settled in, have you updated your out-of-state estate plan to a Florida estate plan? On the other hand, have you been in Florida a long while and created an estate plan...
Are you a Florida resident? Do you want to have your estate avoid probate when you pass away? In fact, are you planning for your estate to not go through probate when you pass away because you have created a Florida last will and testament? The fact that you have created a Florida last will and...
Are you thinking about looking into ways your estate could avoid probate? Are you wanting to protect your beneficiaries from the often lengthy and expensive nature of the probate process? There may be several tools you can put in place to avoid probate. However, often mistakes are made which render these tools ineffective. There are three...
Do you have children? Are you still going to baseball, ballet or piano practice with your children? Or, are your children grown and married, and you are now enjoying your grandchildren? As you reflect on your children, you know that you strive to provide for their every need and work hard to provide for them both...
Do you have parents currently still working and in good health? Do you often visit them in their home with your children? Does the interaction of your children with their grandparents bring back good memories of growing up in the home of your parents? Have you and your parents given any thought to what their future...