Advance Directives

Vulnerable Adults: Protecting and Advocating for Seniors

Vulnerable Adults: Protecting and Advocating for Seniors
The world that we live in feels increasingly complex. We turn on the news and hear of database breaches, credit card fraud, online scams, and identity theft. With each new technology comes new vulnerabilities.... read more
Published on September 18, 2015.

Fear of Burdening Our Families as We Age

Fear of Burdening Our Families as We Age
Conversation Relieving the Pressure The sense of not wanting to be a burden to our families as we age is an emotion that runs deep for many. When it comes to relieving the pressure and... read more
Published on July 3, 2015.

I’m a Healthcare Power of Attorney, Now What?

I’m a Healthcare Power of Attorney, Now What?
During the later portion of our lives, we tend to consume more healthcare services than any other time. As parents and other loved ones age, it is important for family to assist in navigating... read more
Published on October 24, 2014.

Top 5 Friday: The Legal Aspects of Aging

Top 5 Friday: The Legal Aspects of Aging
  1. Choice Guide | Available Online! Find local attorneys in elder law along with financial specialists, Geriatric Care Managers, in-home care services, and other resources available. http://www.journalgraphicsdigitalpublications.com/epubs/CHOICE%20ADVISORY%20SERVICES%20INC/ChoiceAdvisory2014-2015/ 2. National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys When it comes to... read more
Published on October 17, 2014.

On Your Behalf: Understanding Advance Directives

On Your Behalf: Understanding Advance Directives
“Advance Directives” is really an umbrella term used to talk about a collection of documents that communicate your wishes and designate someone to speak on your behalf should you be unable to. These include... read more
Published on October 2, 2014.

Avoid a Guardianship with Proper Planning

Avoid a Guardianship with Proper Planning
Guest Article by: Lisa Kremer, J.D., Gordon Thomas Honeywell LLP Note: this is a general guide and not intended as legal advice. Guardianship 101  In a guardianship, one person (the “guardian”) makes decisions for another person. Guardians... read more
Published on October 1, 2014.

Mother Knows Best: Respecting boundaries while doing what’s best for an aging parent

Mother Knows Best: Respecting boundaries while doing what’s best for an aging parent
We see it all the time. The roles reverse and adult children come to us carrying the responsibility of providing and finding care for their aging parent. But the truth is the roles never... read more
Published on May 2, 2014.

Understanding POLST Forms

Understanding POLST Forms
  POLST is an acronym for Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment. This form is intended to communicate quickly in the event of an emergency your wishes for life sustaining treatment. It can be used by... read more
Published on October 9, 2013.

Get It Together: Core Documents for Baby Boomers and Beyond

Get It Together: Core Documents for Baby Boomers and Beyond
  One of the most effective ways to save time, stress, and money is to get a handle on your legal, financial, and healthcare paperwork. Having your core documents completed and stored in a consolidated... read more
Published on September 27, 2013.

Life Essentials | Part Three: Determining the Care Needs of Your Aging Loved One

Life Essentials | Part Three: Determining the Care Needs of Your Aging Loved One
LIFE ESSENTIALS :: Part Three: Social, Emotional & Financial Needs   It can be difficult for many people to see their aging family members and loved ones change over time. Unfortunately, for many families it takes... read more
Published on May 22, 2013.

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