May is the celebration month of National Elder Law Month! Originating in 1963, National Elder Law Month stemmed from President John F. Kennedy issuing Proclamation 3527. He declared the month of May “Senior Citizens Month,” proclaiming that all “informal and educational means should be used”
After receiving a devastating diagnosis of dementia, you may be overwhelmed with confusion on what next steps to take. Many are quick to evaluate their medical options, but oftentimes the legal considerations are overlooked. Nevertheless, legal planning allows for stability in a time of uncertainty.
Aging is inescapable, and while many have tried to delay or avoid the inevitable, none have succeeded. It’s important, therefore, to plan accordingly for old age. While this may include a myriad of things, estate planning (specifically incapacity planning), is vital in making sure that