How to help your Senior Loved Ones avoid being Scammed!

How to help your Senior Loved Ones avoid being Scammed!

Do you have senior loved ones in your family? Do they regularly use and enjoy the internet? As you begin to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loved ones, are you including your senior loved ones?  Valentine’s Day may be especially lonely for your senior loved ones if any of them are recently widowed or had to move to assisted living or a nursing home. Be sure to reach out to your senior loved ones with love, care and conversation during...
Making Plans In the New Year? Consider a Trust in Your Estate Plan

Making Plans In the New Year? Consider a Trust in Your Estate Plan

Thinking about adding a trust to your Florida estate plan? As you make your plans for the new year, you should meet with your Florida estate planning attorney and consider a trust.  Are you aware that a trust is an estate planning tool created for the management of assets, both during your life and after your death? In addition, there is not just one type of trust, but several used in estate planning. In regard to this blog and in order to make...
Helping Your Aging Parents with Preparing a Power of a Attorney Now

Helping Your Aging Parents with Preparing a Power of a Attorney Now

Did you enjoy visiting your parents at the beginning of the holiday season? Do you feel with each passing year that they are becoming more dependent on external assistance? Are you ready for what may face them in the future? Do you know if they have a power of attorney? What about who is listed on it? Although it may be difficult, it is important for you and your parents to have a conversation about their wishes for now and in the future and...
How to Discuss Estate Planning with Senior Relatives over the Holidays

How to Discuss Estate Planning with Senior Relatives over the Holidays

Do you anticipate this time of year and look forward to spending the holidays with your family? Does decorating, cooking, and shopping in anticipation of having visitors over to your home delight you? Do you use the holidays as an opportunity to sit down and visit your senior relatives whom you have not seen for some time? Are you noticing that they are becoming more fragile and less able to take care of themselves as they age? With these...
Estate Planning Considerations When You Are Newly Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

Estate Planning Considerations When You Are Newly Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

Have you recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease? We know this diagnosis can be disturbing and overwhelming. What should you do now?  How do you learn more about Alzheimer’s? How can you be prepared for your future? Be aware that you are not alone. In fact, there is a worldwide effort to find a cure and to help support people in need during Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. It is highly recommended that you consult with a Florida...
9 Helpful Tips for Aiding a Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease

9 Helpful Tips for Aiding a Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease

Do you have a loved one who was recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease? We know that this is a challenging time both for your loved one and you. Do you know exactly what Alzheimer’s is and what it may mean for your loved one?  Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that can cause problems with memory, thinking, cognition, and behavior. Symptoms usually, but not always, develop slowly and worsen over time.  The end-stages of the disease...