What’s the Definition of an Elder Law Attorney?
What is an Elder Law Attorney?
Don’t Miss Out on Estate Planning Opportunities
People often overlook critical steps when they are doing their estate planning.
How Is the Department of Health and Human Services Helping Caregivers?
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services put forth a national strategy – the first of its kind – to support millions of family caregivers and address the challenges they face when caring for people with developmental disabilities or other health issues.
What Should I Do with an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis?
Almost half a million new cases of Alzheimer’s disease will be diagnosed this year in the United States, according to the BrightFocus Foundation. Worldwide, someone develops some form of dementia every three seconds.
What If Estate Is Beneficiary of an IRA?
It may sound like it makes sense, and it might be easier than picking a person (or two) to name, however there are some serious downsides to naming your estate as the beneficiary for your IRA.
Planning for Long Term Care Is Important
What types of decisions have you and your loved ones made, or avoided making, about planning for the years ahead?
How Do You Provide Financial Help for a Special Needs Child and Retirement Too?
People with children who cannot support themselves need to think well past their own lifetime and figure out how to provide for children after they are gone.
Denial of Social Security Disability Benefits
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is one of the least understood insurance policies available to U.S. workers. Many workers don’t realize they have the income protection SSDI provides or that they contributed to the coverage with every paycheck through FICA tax payments.
What a Family Caregiver Needs to Know
If you’re a caregiver, part of your job may be to keep track of your loved one’s legal affairs. You probably know — or are learning — that it’s a big responsibility.
Estate Planning Tips for Solo Seniors
So, what happens with your estate plans if you are not in a traditional nuclear family? There is quite a lot that can fall under the umbrella of a non-traditional family, and the recommendations will vary depending on your specific circumstances.