4 Tips to Consider This Elder Law Month When Family Caregiving Is No Longer Enough

4 Tips to Consider This Elder Law Month When Family Caregiving Is No Longer Enough

The vast majority of elder care services are provided by close family members of senior adults. There may come a time, however, when even the most dedicated family caregivers can no longer meet the demands of an elder loved one’s needs. This may be the time when, as a family, you need to transition the aging loved one to care outside his or her home. This National Elder Law Month, we encourage you to talk to your parents and grandparents about...
What is Ancillary Probate in Florida?

What is Ancillary Probate in Florida?

Did you know if you own a home or a car in another state, besides the probate process in your home state, your beneficiaries might need to go through another, ancillary, form of probate to receive it?  Having your assets transferred to your heirs after you pass away can be something that you want to think through and plan for carefully because you want to do it the right way for your family. Without advance planning, the laws of the state where...
Last Minute Tax Tips You Can Use Before April 15th

Last Minute Tax Tips You Can Use Before April 15th

Did you know that, according to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), 20% of Americans wait until the last two weeks before the filing deadline to prepare their returns? If you find yourself in this situation, do not worry – there is still time! It is important, however, to file your tax return before the April 15th filing deadline to avoid incurring any penalties. We want to share with you a few tax tips to make last minute filing as...
Foods to Help Keep the Seniors in Your Life Healthy

Foods to Help Keep the Seniors in Your Life Healthy

As you get older, you may start to notice changes in your body. You may find, for example, that moving around and accomplishing daily tasks is more challenging than it used to be. This is because, as we age, our metabolisms slow down and our physical strength weakens. Fortunately, eating a healthy and balanced diet combined with some frequent exercise can help keep the senior you love fit and healthy. Let us share with you a few types of foods...
How to Find Quality Elder Caregivers

How to Find Quality Elder Caregivers

Hiring a quality caregiver to assist an elder loved one can be easier said than done in Florida. While there may be no shortage of paid caregiving services in a given area, finding the right fit is what really matters. There are many ways to hire a caregiver. One way is to contact a home care agency located near your elder loved one. A simple internet search could lead to any number of options. Let us share several questions to keep in mind...