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Benefits of a Geriatric Care Manager

You may be considering hiring a geriatric care manager to assist you in caring for an elderly loved one. This can be a great option if funds are available and can support this kind of expert. Here are some of the benefits of a geriatric care manager.

Be a Voice in Your Absence

While you try to be […]

By |January 21st, 2015|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments

Estate Planning for Before you Die

Estate planning should just be about what is going to happen to your assets after you are gone. If you are like one of millions of Americans you may end up suffering from Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. If this happens, you want to have your estate worked out so that you can live […]

By |March 28th, 2015|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning|0 Comments

Contributing to the Future: Paying for College

College is expensive. Helping an adult child or grandchild fund their college education is something that they will remember and appreciate for their entire lifetime. If you are thinking about helping out a child or grandchild this way, you have a few options to consider when paying for college.
Gifting the Money Directly
The easiest way to […]

By |March 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Think Twice About Gifting Your Home

It may seem like a great idea to give your home to your kids or other relatives. It reduces the tax burden you have to pay, you can still live there, and you are giving an asset to your loved one for the future. There are a few reasons you may consider before gifting your […]

By |March 24th, 2015|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, Ohio Law|0 Comments

Is Your Estate Plan Up to Date?

Estate planning is something that can be hard to think about. Once you have done it, it can be tempting to just let the plan ride and not think about it again. As time passes though, things in your situation might change that will require you to update your plan. Here are some questions you […]

By |March 22nd, 2015|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning|0 Comments

Don’t Lower Your Standard of Living

You can’t start planning for retirement too early. Many seniors find themselves looking retirement in the face and realizing that they haven’t managed to position themselves well for maintaining their standard of living into retirement. With the uncertainty in today’s economy it may seem impossible to properly plan ahead. Spending your retirement watching every time […]

By |March 20th, 2015|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments

Health Savings Accounts

While a relatively new program, health savings accounts have been around for 10 years now. If you are not yet retired and are still working, you may want to take advantage of a HSA if your employer offers one. Here are some reasons why a health savings account is important.
Tax Breaks
All of the money that […]

By |March 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Additional Public Benefits for Struggling Seniors

Seniors who are on fixed income may be facing a hard time. With retirement accounts still not fully recovered from the 2008 recession or even due to improper retirement planning, meeting the costs of living as a senior on a fixed income can be challenging. Fortunately there are many programs that can help supplement a […]

By |March 17th, 2015|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, Ohio Elder Law|0 Comments

Maximize Your Tax Refund

Tax season is here. Budgets are tight for seniors, so why not maximize your tax refund. Don’t forget to include these important deductions on your taxes this year!
Long-term Care Insurance
The amount you can claim for this floats depending on your age. Check online or with your accountant for exact details but you can deduct quite […]

By |March 15th, 2015|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Preventing Elder Abuse

Knowing the signs and who to call are good ways to deal with elder abuse. Prevention before it occurs is a much better way of dealing with elder abuse. Here are some ideas to reduce the risk of abuse for you or your elderly loved one.
Education is Prevention
Being educated and aware of all of the […]

By |March 13th, 2015|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What to Expect when Reporting Elder Abuse

If you suspect that an elderly loved one is being abused you need to report it. Here are some things to have prepared to give the agency that you report it to and what to expect when reporting elder abuse.
Making the Call
Whether you are reporting to law enforcement, an ombudsman or Adult Protective Services, you […]

By |March 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments