4 Estate Planning Steps to Take After the Death of a Spouse or Loved One

4 Estate Planning Steps to Take After the Death of a Spouse or Loved One

Has your spouse or loved one recently passed away? We know this has been and continues to be a traumatic time. The emotional toll it is taking on you is undoubtedly tremendous. Are you having trouble moving ahead and taking any estate planning steps because of sadness, confusion and a loss of purpose? We want you to know our thoughts are with you and we can help. Did your spouse or loved one pass away with an estate plan? Did you know that one...
4 Thought Provoking Questions to Ask Your Aging Parents

4 Thought Provoking Questions to Ask Your Aging Parents

Have you noticed that your parents are beginning to look older? Do they still live in their own home, buy their own groceries and drive themselves to appointments? Have you had any conversations with them about their future? For example, do they have an estate plan, if they became incapacitated where would they want to live or who is in charge of their affairs if they were incapacitated? We know that talking with your aging parents about estate...
4 Mistakes Families Can Make When Advocating for Senior Loved Ones

4 Mistakes Families Can Make When Advocating for Senior Loved Ones

Did you know that one of the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis was the fact that many families were confronted with not knowing how to respond to a health care emergency involving their senior loved ones? Sadly, the pandemic impacted senior adults excessively harder than the rest of society, and many families realized they lacked the basic health care documents needed to act effectively on the behalf of their senior loved ones. Knowing that the...
The 8 Point Nursing Home Checklist You and Your Loved Ones Need

The 8 Point Nursing Home Checklist You and Your Loved Ones Need

Do you have loved ones, who still live in their own home? Have they been able to stay active in their community and take care of themselves? However, are you beginning to see signs that they may be having health issues that impact their ability to care for themselves and their home? In fact, do you think your loved ones may need to move into an assisted living facility or a nursing home soon? We understand that the decision to move your loved...
Tips for Addressing Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease in an Elder Loved One

Tips for Addressing Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease in an Elder Loved One

Were you aware that June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month? Currently, did you know that there are more than 5.8 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s Disease? Even though there is still no known cure, it is widely accepted that the number one risk factor is advanced age. Playing a critical role in supporting an impacted senior’s long-term well-being are family caregivers. There are many resources available to help family caregivers....