Elder Counsel

May 12, 2022

How to Live a Longer and Healthier Life

There’s no doubt that a healthy lifestyle can significantly improve your health and the earlier you adopt a healthy lifestyle strategy, the…

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May 5, 2022

When Planning an Estate, Avoid These Six Mistakes

Planning your estate will protect your assets, interests, and loved ones after you pass away. Sadly, many individuals make costly mistakes without…

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April 28, 2022

Aging in Place: Importance of Home Improvements

As Americans age, they generally want to stay in their homes and communities. As a result, many homeowners are taking steps to…

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April 21, 2022

Planning for the Generational Wealth Transfer

Planning ahead is important for securing a legacy that will remain for future generations. There are always generational differences of opinion as…

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April 14, 2022

How Life Insurance Is Involved With Estate Planning

Initially, life insurance may seem to have no bearing on how your assets should be handled in an estate plan. However, life…

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April 7, 2022

The Dignity of Dying: End-of-Life Care

Although it is a sobering experience to discuss mortality openly with your family, it is prudent. No one relishes the thought of…

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March 31, 2022

Probate Can Be Disrupted by Creditors

In a will, the personal representative (executor) specifies that the date of death of the testator must be publicized, typically in a…

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March 24, 2022

Medicaid Crisis Planning: When Does It Make Sense?

Medicaid is a federal and state program that helps people meet certain asset requirements pay for long-term care (LTC). Long-term care often…

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March 17, 2022

Leaving an Estate to a Surviving Spouse

Following the loss of a spouse or longtime partner, it is difficult to look past your grief. However, it is crucial to…

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March 10, 2022

Knowing Your Parents’ Aging Strategies Can Help You Avoid Medical Crises

In the US, many adult children live a long distance from their parents. Managing aging parents or in-law medical events can be…

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