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How to Start the Conversation About Estate Planning with Your Adult Children

Talking about estate planning is often a conversation that's swept under the rug.
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Recognizing and Addressing Elderly Depression

Depression among seniors is a growing concern but is often overlooked or dismissed as a normal part of aging, which it is not.
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What to Do If You Suspect Financial Elder Abuse

As our population ages, the frequency of financial exploitation cases involving elders is disturbingly on the rise.
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Charitable Giving and Your Estate Plan: A Perfect Match

Incorporating charitable giving into your estate plan is more than just a noble act; it's also a strategic move that can offer multiple benefits.
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Understanding the Importance of Regular Eye Exams for Seniors

Our eyes can tell us much about our overall health; some issues can only be detected through a comprehensive eye exam.
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5 Common Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid

Unfortunately, many people make common estate planning mistakes that can have serious consequences.
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Planning for Healthcare in Your Senior Years

Healthcare in your senior years isn't just a concern; it's a critical aspect that requires meticulous planning.
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The Importance of Elder Law in Protecting Your Rights

Elder law isn't just another subset of legal practice; it's an essential focus area dedicated to the complex legal challenges accompanying aging.
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Why Estate Planning is More Than Just a Will

The phrase "You can't take it with you" may be true, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't have a plan for your assets once you're gone.
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The Most Common Disruptions Faced by Seniors in Retirement

Retirement is a phase of life that many Americans eagerly anticipate. However, unforeseen challenges can disrupt this ideal retirement scenario.
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What is Probate and How Does it Work?

Probate is the court-supervised process of distributing your assets to your heirs and settling any debts or claims against your estate.
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The Importance of Having a Durable Power of Attorney

As we face increasing health and financial uncertainties, one way to prepare for the unknown is by designating a Durable Power of Attorney (POA).
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Why Social Connections Are Key to Healthy Aging

We often hear about exercise and nutrition as keys to healthy aging, but what about social connections?
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Have You Downloaded the VA Health and Benefits Mobile App?

The new app gives vets fast, secure, and easy access to the benefits and health care.
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What’s the Difference between a Conservator and an Attorney-in-Fact?

If you’re reading this, you probably have the wherewithal to get your Powers of Attorney in place if you haven’t already—and seriously, please do!
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Responsibilities of a Trustee

It is important to choose someone you can rely on to execute your wishes.
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As The World –Turns, So Too The Letters Of Our Lives

Ball Of Confusion, That’s What The World Is Today… Hey, Hey” Earth, Wind & Fire
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Mail Bag Of Madness

Happy Days Are Here Again. The Mail Bag Is Full Again!
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Labor Day Letters

“Come Unto Me All Ye That Labor And Are Heavy Laden, And I Will Give You Rest.” Matthew 11:28

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