Sandwich generation issues have become an important part of estate planning.. Here is a variety of helpful suggestions….
A Real Life Relocation Cautionary Tale
From relocation specialist Rita Wohl comes this true life story showing how important it is for adult children and their aging parents to discuss options.
Continuing Care Part of Estate Planning Rubric
Because of the financial considerations of continuing care, planning a move even years into the future, should be part of the estate planning process early on.
For Elderly Parents, Move Management Begins With “the Talk”
Moving a parent from home into a facility is a sensitive issue, beginning with a very open family “talk”.
What Can an Elder Law Attorney Do for You?
An elder law attorney works with seniors, taking a holistic approach to the legal issues people commonly face as they age. These include matters of housing, physical and financial health, estate planning, and more. There are as many issues as there are seniors, as life circumstances are different for everyone. An attorney who specializes in the host of the problems senior citizens face can be a wise investment.
Your Aging Parent and How to Prepare for Their Care
While every situation providing care for an aging parent is unique, one truism is that preparation is crucial to success. Whether you need basic information about eldercare resources and services, are looking for a local agency to provide those services, or have worries about legal documents or how to finance your parents’ care needs now or in the future, the time to begin planning is today.
President Biden Proposes Billions in Increased Funding for Home Health Care
President Biden has introduced a plan to spend $400 billion over eight years on home and community-based care for the elderly and people with disabilities. The money would go to expand access to care and support higher-paying caregiving jobs.
Veterans Benefits Planning is More Important than Ever
For many families, providing long term care for an aging loved one in the home has become an even bigger priority than normal because of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on those in senior living communities. In-home care can be costly, which makes the Aid and Attendance Benefit provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs of critical importance to help pay for such care.
Plan, Don’t Wait, for an Emergency
That sounds like something your mother might say, right? And how often have you wished that you’d followed mother’s good advice? Nobody really wants to think in advance about accidents or illness. But if no advance planning has been done, and if an elderly parent has...
You are Fully Inoculated against COVID-19; Now What?
More and more of us are either receiving or becoming eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. According to the medical community, vaccinated individuals are significantly less likely to contract COVID-19; however, they may pose a health risk to others. What then is...