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When Should You Help Your Parents with their Finances?

Posted by Andrew Byers | Nov 04, 2022 | 0 Comments

It is tough to know when you should step in and help your parents with their finances. You may go back and forth about when to take over. Deciding whether your parents still have the cognitive ability to manage their money is a difficult call to make. A recent report reveals why it may be importa...

Preparing for the Future after a Dementia Diagnosis

Posted by Andrew Byers | Oct 14, 2022 | 0 Comments

A diagnosis of dementia, a category of diseases affecting memory and thinking that includes Alzheimer's disease, can feel overwhelming and upsetting. You might worry that you will lose control over your life and ability to make your own decisions. Fortunately, receiving a diagnosis of dementia or...

How Living Trusts Can Help Seniors

Posted by Andrew Byers | Jul 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

As we age, it may become increasingly difficult to manage our assets and pay our bills. Many of us will, at some point, need assistance with these details to help ensure that our financial and other assets aren’t depleted.

Myths about Long-term Care

Posted by Andrew Byers | Jun 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, someone turning age 65 today will have a 70 percent chance of requiring some long-term care (LTC) service and support during the remainder of their life.

Why Seniors Should Engage in Estate Planning

Posted by Andrew Byers | May 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

When it comes to establishing wills and estate plans, older Americans outpace their younger counterparts. Still, a significant number — 19 percent of those over age 72 and 42 percent of those between 53 and 71, according to survey data — lack any type of estate plan.

Estate Planning, Elder Law, What’s the Difference?

Posted by Andrew Byers | Apr 09, 2019 | 0 Comments

The short answer: Both share similar concerns. The longer answer? The differences make all the difference. The Concerns are Similar No matter what age we're in, life can deliver some hard knocks. Hope for the best, but plan for the worst. We can get into accidents, especially when we're young a...

How an Elder Law Attorney Can Help

Posted by Andrew Byers | Mar 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

According to the US Census Bureau, more than 51 million Americans are currently aged 65 or older, and the number is steadily increasing while medical and technological advancements are allowing seniors to live longer and better lives than ever before.

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