May is National Elder Law Month

May is National Elder Law Month

What is National Elder Law Month? May is National Elder Law Month.  This designation was established by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) as a way to acknowledge the profession that supports the senior community with all of their planning needs....
Why We Fail To Plan For Long-Term Care

Why We Fail To Plan For Long-Term Care

Introduction – Planning For Long Term Care Most Americans do not know, or refuse to accept, the facts surrounding their potential need for long-term care and the costs associated with it. This was reconfirmed recently in a telephone survey of 1,735 Americans...

Helping Families Deal With the Financial and Emotional Costs of Dementia

This post will discuss a debilitating condition that many Americans eventually face as they age:  dementia.  First, we will describe what dementia is and what it isn’t.  Then we will turn our focus to its costs to the individual, the family and our nation.  As Elder...

Helping Families Deal With the Financial and Emotional Costs of Dementia

As many of you know, May is National Elder Law Month.  The National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) has declared this month the time for Elder Law attorneys across the nation to take time out of their busy practices to help educate the public about Elder...

Legal Issues Affecting Florida’s Seniors – Free Lunch and Learn

We’re co-sponsoring a free lunch and learn seminar on July 31, 2012 to talk about Elder law issues affecting Florida’s seniors and the elderly. Why the information you will learn at this seminar will be important to you: 1.    You will learn how to pay for...

Why Do I Need a New Power of Attorney?

Earlier this week, the CPA for a client called to determine that all of the client’s estate planning documents were up to date and in good order.  The reason for the call was that the client has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and is beginning...

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