Power of Attorney Misconceptions

A durable power of attorney is one of the most important estate planning documents you can have.  It allows someone who you appoint (your agent) to make decisions on your behalf in the event you become incapacitated. If you have not appointed an agent, then your...

Points to Discuss with Your Aging Parent

Your parents are aging, but you don’t have a clear idea if there is a plan in place for their care.  It is a difficult topic to broach. Let’s face it – no one wants to talk about death and the financial realities that come with aging. So, instead of having...

Do Your Parents Have an Estate Plan?

If you find yourself in the “sandwich generation” (someone who is caring for both your children as well as your parents simultaneously), you need to know whether your parents have put together an estate plan. While it is still your parent’s choice to make estate...

Four Steps to Choosing the Right Nursing Home

Choosing a nursing home for a loved one is an important decision and should be carefully considered. It is important for families to take the time to explore nursing home options and to carefully assess the nursing home facilities to choose the best care for your...