When It Comes to Long-Term Care, You’ve Got Options

When you think about “long-term care” what do you think of? For most people, the first thought that comes to mind is a nursing home. We’re not here to tell you you’re wrong – nursing homes are certainly one option. But they’re certainly not the only option and the term is often used to cover several types of care. November is Long-term Care Awareness Month. This month is a great opportunity to learn more about the Read More

Friendships and Allies Mean The World to People With Alzheimer’s

At Elder Advisors Law, we talk a lot about the importance of allied professionals in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. These professionals ensure people with Alzheimer’s and their families have the resources they need to get through the challenges life has presented them. The same is true for friendships during an individual’s fight against Alzheimer’s. This might seem counterintuitive to people who don’t fully Read More

Where Are We At In The Fight Against Alzheimer’s?

Every year during this time of year there are organizations and individuals across the country putting together their own “Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's®.” This is a great opportunity to raise funds to fight back against the disease that more than 6.5 million Americans 65 and older are estimated to have according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Our team at Elder Advisors Law is proud to be a part of Read More

Back to School is the Perfect Time to Check Up On Your Estate Plan

Parents are probably already being bombarded with “back to school” advertising. With school just around the corner, there’s plenty of organizing and shopping to get done. One item every family should add to the list – checking in on your estate plan. Life is about to get much busier for most families as children need to get to and from school and extracurricular activities. Knocking out a thorough review and update Read More

It’s Imperative To Keep Your Estate Plan Updated

We’ve been over how everyone needs an estate plan, regardless of whether you’re young or old. It’s a necessary tool to protect and preserve your hard work for your loved ones when you’re gone. Unfortunately, one of the biggest mistakes people make in estate planning is to “set it and forget it.” Clients look at estate planning as a product instead of a process. Setting up an estate plan is an important first step, Read More

People with Dementia Are Capable Contributors

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. At Elder Advisors Law, we want to help move our community forward with important information and resources for people dealing with a form of dementia and their families. Worldwide, more than 55 million people are currently living with a form of dementia, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Statistics show one out of three people will deal with some form of dementia Read More

Don’t Pick an Attorney Before Reading This

Entering into any legal situation can bring a mountain of unwanted stress into your life. It’s scary to face police, court, prosecution, or litigation when there are twists waiting around every corner for you. The right attorney, however, can make all the difference and take some of the stress off your shoulders. The problem with this equation is that so many people don’t know what to look for when hiring an Read More

You Need An Estate Plan

No one knows what the future holds. The value of an estate plan is that you can rest peacefully today, knowing that you have a plan that accommodates the uncertainty of tomorrow. When people say that they don’t have enough assets to warrant an estate plan, they underestimate the potential complications that result from a lack of planning. If something were to happen to you, would your loved ones be able to access Read More

You’re Young…But You Still Need An Estate Plan

Many people consider estate planning to be a tool reserved for the rich or the elderly. That belief is only partially true . . . anyone who has “stuff” they want to protect or people they want to provide for needs estate planning! Proper estate planning can deliver peace of mind and asset protection regardless of your income or your age.  For young adults and families, there are several reasons why creating an estate Read More

Benefits Of Choosing A Revocable Trust

There are numerous options when creating your Estate Plan.  One of the most popular options is to use a revocable trust.  The main reason why revocable trusts are so popular is that, when they are done properly, they will eliminate the need for your family to go through the probate process after you have passed away. This reduces the stress, costs and time to transfer assets to your loved ones. Another benefit to a Read More