2020 Election- Impacts on Elder Care Planning

The Presidential election of 2020, an event that we have all been greatly looking forward to, is not only a race between Democratic and Republican candidates, rather it is a turning page in healthcare. The current president Donald Trump and the Republican led White House Read More …

Goodbye to the Stretch IRA? What You Need to Know About the SECURE Act

What is the Stretch IRA? The term Stretch IRA refers to the ability of IRA beneficiaries to stretch distributions that have been inherited from the IRA over a lifetime. This is a definite advantage to the beneficiary, as it allows the account to continuously grow Read More …

Coronavirus Scams Targeting the Elderly

If you work in the caregiving industry, you may already have heard about the various online scams that target senior citizens and have taken the steps necessary to inform your elderly loved ones for their protection. As the United States grapples with the ongoing COVID-19 Read More …

Why A Health Care Proxy Is Critical Right Now Amid Spike In COVID-19 Related Elderly Deaths

While much of the global conversation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic has revolved around how to slow its spread, it’s important to be prepared for the possibility of serious illness that can ultimately result in incapacitation or even death. That being said, this pandemic provides an Read More …

Do I Need An Elder Law Attorney

While “elder law” may not be the first thing to come to mind when hearing the word “attorney,” the need for attorneys in this field of law is undeniable. As most people approach retirement, they begin to spend more time thinking about how they’ll be Read More …

COVID-19: Emergency Estate Planning/Elder Care

In the midst of one of the deadliest pandemics in modern American history, it is no surprise that many people are scrambling to complete their estate planning in case the unthinkable happens. With most attorneys’ offices closed due to government mandates, however, the traditional form Read More …

Coronovirus tips- How to take care of your elderly parents from long distance

Caring for your parents from a long distance can certainly be a challenging but very necessary endeavor. If you find yourself in a position where you live far away from your parents who need living assistance, here are some things to keep in mind. Financial Read More …

Elder Planning – What Taxes Will I Have to Pay When I Retire?

To most, retirement seems like a final destination; you’ve worked your entire adult life and you finally have a chance to sit back, relax and enjoy the rest of your days, living as stress-free as possible. While this vision of retirement may very well be Read More …

Senior Abuse: Top Senior Scams and How to Avoid Them

As unfortunate as it is, it is no secret that tons of financial scams exist that target the elderly population in an effort to rob them of their hard-earned money. Although awareness for these scams is now at an all-time high, thousands of people still Read More …

Elder Law Essentials: Mistakes to Avoid In Elder Planning

One of the benefits of hiring an attorney to draft your estate plan is that the law is highly nuanced, and only a licensed professional will be able to ensure that you have the most comprehensive plan possible. Oftentimes, however, people opt to draft the Read More …