Something I read today stopped me cold. I was reading an article about a woman who was sentenced to prison for bilking an elderly man with Alzheimer’s out of $2M. ($2M case highlights growing problem of financial fraud against the elderly.) As I read I was shaking my head. What a horrible woman. Then I […]
Guest Post by Daniela Baker According to a 2010 report by the Associated Press, there are an estimated 38 million Americans caring for an elderly relative. And while the President included in his proposed 2011 budget an additional $103 million for programs designed to assist the aging population, these Americans still need assistance to cover […]
Once you’ve created the first part of the living will – the medical care desires – it’s time to choose the person to administer these wishes.
There’s a lot of planning required when your parents start getting older. Unfortunately, a lot of it requires the services of an attorney. While there’s a definite cost to hiring a lawyer to advise you and your parents about legal issues, there can be an even bigger cost to not doing it. What’s the phrase? […]