Blog of an estate planning and elder law attorneyEstate Planning INSIGHTS
Disclaimer: These estate planning blog posts are for general information only. Reading these articles does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Before acting on any of the information presented in this website, you should consult a competent attorney who is licensed to practice law in your community.
Powerful “power of attorney” (POA) documents are essential.
The importance of making end of life preparations cannot be stressed enough.
Sometimes Successor Trustees do much of the work involved in managing property for the incapacitated trust-maker.
A family caregiving meeting is an essential tool when dealing with the care of an aging loved one.
Your friend Rose has created a trust and she would like you to be her trustee.
Estimates are that more than 14 million Americans will be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease by the year 2050.
There are variety of new options emerging in technology that can improve resident security in senior living.
Deciding when to take your social security benefits involves numerous factors.
Most people dream of the day they can retire. The problem is that many do not move beyond dreaming to planning.
Choosing a nursing home for a loved one is an important decision and should be carefully considered.
The mental stimulation and joy it can bring are just beginning to be tapped for the senior market.
It can be complicated trying to adequately plan for long-term care and consider gifting. We can guide you through the planning and gifting process.
There are resources to dealing with spousal dementia in MidCoast Maine.
A significant number of older people lack any type of estate plan.
Maine Seniors Working. Many people over the age of 55 are finding they need to work longer, or that they want to start a new business or a new venture.
The costs of dementia can be devastating to the affected individual and their family. While scientists continue to search for solutions to the debilitating condition, the families affected with it must face its challenges.
I’m hearing this all too often: People in times of crisis are letting the nursing home do their mainecare application.
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