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...
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...
2022 Medicare Open Enrollment Tips for Florida Seniors

2022 Medicare Open Enrollment Tips for Florida Seniors

Are you a Florida senior currently on Medicare? Did you know that Medicare’s Annual Open Enrollment Period begins on October 15th? Remember, every year Medicare health and drug plans make changes. These changes range from out of pocket costs and network coverage to providers and pharmacies within their networks, so there is much for a Florida senior to review.  It is wise for all Florida seniors to revisit their health plans at least annually...