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Does Mom Need a Geriatric Care Managers?

As many family caregivers know all too well, caring for an elderly loved one can overwhelm you quickly.
08/03/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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5 Alternatives to Guardianship

We all want to protect vulnerable people from harm. However, taking away all their rights usually isn’t the place to start. Instead, there are several less severe options that could be the right way to go.
08/01/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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5 Tips to Finding a Great Elder Law Attorney

Did you know someone who is 65 today has a 70 percent chance of needing long-care treatment in the future? Even seniors who have saved up for their waning years can find it a challenge to pay for nursing home costs, especially when relying only on Medicare coverage.
06/16/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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What Do I Need to ‘Age in Place’?

As they get older, many — even most — Americans prefer to remain in their own homes as long as they can, AKA “age in place.” However, to do that, many will need to make their residences safer and easier to navigate, by making home modifications.
05/01/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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Life Insurance Proceed Advice for Widows

There are many options, but the best use of the money is different for each widow and her unique circumstances.
04/28/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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5 Steps to Avoid the Economic Dangers of Caregiving

If caregiving looms in your future — and it likely does if you’re a daughter, an only child or the one (if you are, you know what I mean) — take time now to protect your financial life.
04/12/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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Should I Delay Claiming Social Security?

When you begin claiming affects how much money you get from the program, and once you're receiving checks, it's difficult to undo your decision.
04/08/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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How Do I Protect My Children in a Second Marriage?

Who’s going to inherit on the death of one of the re-marrieds? Will this be the surviving spouse? If so, where will those inherited monies go on the second-to-die’s death?
03/30/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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Does Advance Care Planning Empower Patients?

New research, published in JAMA Network Open shows that using a comprehensive approach to engage patients in Advance Care Planning (ACP) during the COVID-19 pandemic effectively improves the opportunity for ACP discussions and documentation as well as equitable healthcare delivery.
03/25/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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Do You Need a Revocable or an Irrevocable Trust?

There are two main kinds of trusts: revocable and irrevocable. Many seniors planning for the future may want to place their home in a trust for their children. This is especially true if the house is paid off, and free and clear of a mortgage. However, what would happen if the home were placed in a trust and the senior then decides to sell it?
03/23/22 • by: Vick Law, P.C.
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