• Why is Estate Planning So Important?

    Why is estate planning so important? Even if you have a small estate, estate planning allows money and property to be distributed according to your final wishes.

    Your assets include any real estate you own, bank accounts, stocks, bonds, personal property, and retirement accounts; and bank accounts. What happens to your assets when you pass away? You may think that these items automatically stay with your family. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. If you die without a valid will in place, the state may divvy up your assets according to local laws.

  • Respecting an Elder Who Has Dementia

    Respecting an elder who has dementia may be a challenge as memory, judgment, and abilities deteriorate. However, this is when he or she needs your respect and patience the most.

  • Elder Law in The Headlines: Who Should Choose What is Best for Seniors?

    As you age, it’s important to make sure that you are clear about your preferences for treatment or care should you become incapacitated.  Consider tips on how to plan for end of life care.

    When it comes to planning for end of life care, many seniors think they have done all the preparation they can. But sometimes a glimpse at the headlines reveals that even the best prepared seniors can end up at the center of a family argument.

  • Questions to Ask When Hiring In Home Care

    Home health aides often take care of aging parents and spouses who need extra help.  Here are some questions to ask when hiring in home care.

    As the United States ages and people live longer, the need for home care is on the rise. While many aging seniors receive care from unpaid family members, the need for home health aides will increase. 

  • The Benefits of Senior In-Home Care

    What are the benefits of senior in-home care? 

    With senior in-home care, your loved one can enjoy a sense of independence and the familiar comfort of home with just the right amount of support. Personalized care by a dedicated in-home caregiver provides your aging loved one with just the right amount of support.

    For many people, in-home senior care is the right solution for helping an aging loved one maintain a healthy lifestyle. With senior in-home care, you’ll also get the increased peace of mind that you need to ensure the health and safety of your loved one. 

  • Spring Safety Tips for Seniors To Prevent Falling

    In Spring, seniors can be just as prone to slipping and falling as during the winter months. Read on to find out more about how you can safeguard yourself during these transitional months.

  • Pre-Vacation Tips for Senior Citizens To Keep Things Safe At Home

    If you’re a senior citizen leaving home to visit friends or family this summer, there are a few things that you can do to ensure that things stay safe at home while you are away.

    Before leaving your home for a long weekend or vacation, there are many things you need to do, like emptying the garbage and making sure all of your doors and windows are secured. But there are also some less obvious things that can save you trouble, minimize expenses and prevent damage to your home. These simple adjustments can be made within just a few minutes right before you leave.