August 4, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

Recognize The Five Categories of Abuse and Their Signs

Any action or failure to act that causes unreasonable suffering, misery, or harm to the patient is considered nursing home abuse or neglect. It can include assault of a patient, but can also include withholding…

July 21, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

Who Inherits the Farm?

Imagine a pair of aging parents that have been farmers and own their farm. Now, though, they’re getting on in years and they’re considering moving into a smaller place. One of the daughters and her…

July 14, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

Continuing Care Retirement Communities on the Rise

In continuing care retirement communities (CCRC), sometimes referred to as life plan communities, the goal is to provide a long-term care option for older residents. These residents prefer to live in the same community, though…

July 7, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

Does Your Estate Plan Include Pandemic Directives?

The World Health Organization (WHO) officially named the 2019 Coronavirus outbreak on February 11, 2020. The coronavirus disease 2019 shortly after became known by its abbreviation, CO for corona, VI for virus, D for disease,…

July 2, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

New App “Mind Your Loved One” Provides Storage for Important Information

Today, digital apps provide a means by which we can store and send information on our smartphones and tablet devices. Whether engaging in online banking, using a mobile plane boarding pass or creating work calendars…

June 23, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

Power of Attorney At Age 18

At the age of 18 (in most states), your once needy young child becomes an adult overnight. Now your child is free to vote, marry, apply for a credit card, make medical and financial decisions,…

June 16, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

Can You Expect a Fourth Stimulus Check?

At this time, it is still uncertain if Americans can expect another federal stimulus check. We do know that the IRS is nearly done sending out its third round of stimulus checks, and some lawmakers…

June 9, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

Seniors Victims of Data Breaches

A staggering 100 million Americans were victims of a Capital One data breach earlier this year, bringing this topic to the forefront of conversations. But what hasn’t been receiving much major media coverage are the…

June 2, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

The Functions of a Will

The legally binding directive declaring who will receive your assets upon death is called a will, and a will is a significant element of a complete estate plan. If you die without one (intestate), the…

May 26, 2021 In Advocacy, Insurance

Is It a Good Idea to Add My Children to My Bank Accounts?

Can I just add my children to my bank accounts if I want to leave my bank holdings to them? That idea sounds better than it actually is. Yes, you would avoid court proceedings when…