In the month of May we celebrate not only National Older Americans month but National Elder Law Month. It is during this month that we like to answer the questions our clients have and ensure that both the seniors we work with and their loved ones have the answers they need to live healthy, productive lives…. Read More »
Posts Categorized: Elder Law
Most families at least consider preparing for the unthinkable by putting together a will in their estate planning. But you also need to ensure that your digital life is protected as well. What happens, for example, if a loved one has access to all of their online accounts such as their stored photos and their… Read More »
When one of your older relatives shows signs of needing more help, you will most likely think of the day to day practical matters first such as dealing with medication and transportation options to get this loved one to physicians or the hospital. While these are certainly valid questions that should be addressed immediately, there… Read More »
Here’s a fascinating fact: Every year, the Queen of England sends a personal message of congratulations to the people in her country who’ve just turned 100. In 1952, she sent 3,000 of the messages. Last month, she sent almost 15,000. We are living longer. Nearly every major threat to our health has suffered a serious… Read More »
Canada’s leading newspaper, the Toronto Star, recently asked its country an important question: are we ready for rapidly rising dementia rates? We can ask ourselves the same question too — both as a society and as individuals. “The tide of dementia is swelling and no country will be spared,” the Star writes. “…This is not just… Read More »
From www.theguardian.com –August 5, 1:06 PM There are classes for the mothers of babies, but there’s no helping with your mom and dad growing old.