Caring for a Pet if You Can’t

  • May 17, 2020

What will happen to your beloved pet if you are hospitalized and after you die?  Without a plan in place for their care, pets risk ending up in a shelter, and especially for older pets, possibly being euthanized.  Here are…

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The SECURE Act – Major Changes to Retirement Planning

  • January 2, 2020

The SECURE Act (which stands for Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement) went into effect yesterday - January 1, 2020. For estate planning purposes, the most significant change is the elimination of the “stretch” provisions in favor of a…

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The Risk of Medicaid and Gift-Giving

  • September 26, 2019

Many seniors enjoy the opportunity to be generous to their children by gifting them monetarily. In certain circumstances, however, there is a real concern that people who may be in need of long-term nursing care in the near future should…

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Memory Care Planning for Alzheimer’s Patients

  • September 17, 2019

Alzheimer’s is a chronic neurodegenerative disease typically with a long pre-clinical phase which gradually worsens. Initial symptoms are often mistaken for normal aging and include problems with language, mood swings, disorientation, loss of motivation, poor self-care and behavioral issues. There…

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