Category Archives: Elder Care

Planning for the Long Term

As with so many aspects of planning for our futures, many people try to hide their head in the sand when it comes to planning for living a long life that might involve a period of time when our expenses … Continue reading

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Worried about an older relative’s driving?

Reprint from my November 2011 post. This subject isn’t exactly estate planning, but it is something an increasing number of clients face.  I saw this article on the topic of dealing with parents or other loved ones who are losing … Continue reading

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Do Not Resuscitate

I frequently am asked by clients whether they should execute a DNR form so paramedics won’t resuscitate them.  I usually suggest they discuss this matter with their primary care physician before going any further. Recently, Virginia Hammerle, an attorney in … Continue reading

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Estate Planning Complete? Not Another Issue!

For this series of postings, we are assuming you have taken care of preparing and keeping current all of your estate planning documents like a will, trust and powers of attorney.  But there are numerous other items that you should … Continue reading

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Your End-Of-Life Medical Wishes

The following post is from one of my favorite blogs, Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog by Professor Gerry Beyer. The Importance Of Putting Things In Writing By Gerry W. Beyer As people age they should realize the importance of … Continue reading

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