Tips for Veteran Family Caregivers

The best thing a family caregiver can do for an injured, disabled or elder veteran is to take care of themselves. Putting their health and well-being ahead of their veteran loved one may seem a bit counterintuitive, but it is critical so that the caregiver will be healthy enough to provide care for the long-term…. Read More »

We Know It Takes a Village to Raise a Child

We know that raising a child is not easy. As a parent, caring for your child and ensuring his or her needs are met is at the top of your priority list. Sometimes, however, unexpected circumstances may arise where you may need a little extra help. This is why it is so important to have… Read More »

How To Be Prepared for the Loss of a Spouse

Discussing what will happen in the event your spouse dies and you are left to take care of your children can be an uncomfortable conversation to say the least. Despite the sensitivity of this topic, however, it is important to start the conversation early. The creation of an estate plan can help you both to… Read More »

You Die, You Named a Guardian, Now What?

For most parents of school-aged children, creating an estate plan is less about distributing assets through their last will and testament than it is about appointing a guardian for their children. However, many of our clients tell us that once they complete their last will and testament and appoint a guardian, they “check out” of… Read More »

How to Help Your Parent Choose a Nursing Home

If your parent has reached the stage in life where he or she cannot take care of him or herself, you may have begun to consider moving your parent into a long-term care facility. At the start of this process a number of questions may enter your mind. These questions could include: How do you… Read More »

Don’t Fall Victim to Elder Scams This National Elder Law Month

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 »