October 7, 2020 In Our Blog, Uncategorized

Understanding the Challenges of Health Care Bills

We owe immense gratitude to those who are caring for the sick, and to those who support those workers. At the same time, we should be skeptical of bills we may be presented for that…

September 23, 2020 In Our Blog, Uncategorized

2020 Planning Trends for Baby Boomers

Americans born 1946-1964 are considered as the baby boom generation, and according to the US Census Bureau (Bureau of Census), their numbers are estimated to be 73 million strong. This number represents nearly 20 percent…

September 16, 2020 In Our Blog, Uncategorized

The Recent Shifts of Retirement Planning in America

Around the world, the retirement age is creeping up; in the United States, it is moving up from 65 to 67. In fact, 2019 research shows that many Americans expect that they might never retire…

September 9, 2020 In Our Blog, Uncategorized

The Difficult Transition of a Spouse Becoming a Caregiver

For many aging couples, relationship challenges can be triggers when caring for a seriously ill spouse.  In the process of change, you can lose your best friend, your love, and your future as you both…

September 2, 2020 In Our Blog, Uncategorized

The Long-Term Care Crisis Rises for Our Aging Population

Americans are facing escalating long-term care (LTC) crisis. Industry driven, massively underpriced policies are playing fiscal catch up with hefty premium rate increases. This price increase is forcing some aging Americans to abandon their policy…

August 26, 2020 In Our Blog, Uncategorized

How to Address Alzheimer’s Disease in Your Legal Planning

Alzheimer’s disease is increasing as we age with no cure for the more than 5 million Americans living with the disease. Projections by the Alzheimer’s Association (alz.org) are that by 2050 more than 14 million…

August 19, 2020 In Our Blog, Uncategorized

Tips for Holding a Family Caregiving Meeting

A family caregiving meeting is an essential tool when dealing with the care of an aging loved one. These meetings are beneficial for helping to keep all family members abreast of decisions that need to…

August 12, 2020 In Our Blog, Uncategorized

Should My Children Pay for My Elder Care?

It’s well known by the American population the extremely high cost of long-term nursing care. Costs can run around $7,000.00 or more per month, depending on location. Hundreds of thousands of people presently need that…

August 5, 2020 In Our Blog, Uncategorized

How to Plan for a Blended Family

Couples often bring children into a marriage from a prior marriage or union and then have children together. This is often referred to as a blended family. Blended families highlight the need for careful estate…

July 29, 2020 In Our Blog, Uncategorized

The Issues of e-signature and Social Security Administration

Now more than ever electronic signature laws are playing a major role during the coronavirus pandemic. The laws outlining acceptable electronic transaction standards that have the same effect as paper and ink signatures are the…