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Caring for The Caregiver

Caring for an elderly loved one is something that many of us may face in our lifetime. If you are needed to provide care for an elderly loved one, then you may find that it impacts your available time, resources and finances.

It is possible to continue working and keep your job as you care for an elderly loved one, in order to meet your financial and personal obligations. Hiring a qualified caregiver is an option that many people find to be extremely helpful. Here are some tips for ensuring that your caregiver has the resources that they need.

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By |September 22nd, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments

What Can Happen Without a Will

Many people think that they simply “don’t have enough to bother with a will.” That couldn’t be further from the truth.

First, many people grossly underestimate the amount that their estate might be worth. Secondly, even with a small estate, there are many problems that you can run into if you don’t have a will. Here are some of the more common problems that are easily avoided by simply setting up a will and an estate plan.

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By |September 20th, 2016|elder law, Ohio Elder Law|0 Comments

Successfully Aging in Place

Do you or your elderly loved one know what it takes to successfully plan for aging in place? Maybe you’ve heard of the concept, but aren’t even sure what it means.

Aging in place means that you (or your elderly loved ones) can stay in your home or familiar surroundings as long as possible. The key to being successful at aging in place ensures that safety and quality of life are not compromised.

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By |September 15th, 2016|elder law, Ohio Elder Law|0 Comments

What an Elder Law Attorney Can Do for You

Many people think that the only thing an elder law attorney can do is help seniors draft a will. While that is one of the things that elder law attorneys can do (also known as estate planning), there are many other aspects of the law that directly affect seniors. The following are some of the things that a good elder law attorney can help you with in addition to getting your estate plan in order.

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By |September 13th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, elder law, Ohio Elder Law|0 Comments

Quick Guide to Veterans Benefits

If you are an elderly Veteran who is struggling to make ends meet, you may be missing out on a huge source of benefits that are available to you. Veterans may qualify for a whole host of benefits that can help not only the individual, but their spouses and dependents, as well. If you haven’t looked into what is available, a professional elder law attorney can help you with the process. Here are some programs you may be eligible for and how to qualify for them.

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By |September 8th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Veterans Benefits, elder law|0 Comments

The Costs of Retirement

Are you at that point in life where you need to start planning for your retirement?  You may be wondering just what types of expenses that you are going to have as you move through your golden years. Of course, knowing this information will help you get a better idea of how much you are going to need to get the job done. Most experts say that to maintain a current standard of living, seniors need 75-80% of their pre-retirement income. But where does all that money go?

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Is Social Security Important to My Retirement?

If you are doing any planning for your financial future, then you have considered what your life is going to be like once you retire. Even if you have a pension, trust, IRA or other type of retirement account you have probably also considered how Social Security is going to fit into your retirement profile. An experienced elder law attorney can help you understand the details. Here are some facts on Social Security and how it may fit into your retirement planning.

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By |September 1st, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, Ohio Elder Law|0 Comments

Retirement Planning Mistakes to Avoid

Planning for retirement is something that is easier the earlier you start, and even then it is easy to make mistakes. After all, you need to make sure that you have enough money for yourself, and possibly your spouse, to last you for the rest of your lives.

That is why it is important to avoid […]

By |August 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Avoid These Costly Social Security Mistakes

Planning for retirement is tricky. If social security is going to figure into your retirement plan, and it should, then you need to make sure that you avoid making common mistakes. The Social Security program is complicated and has many rules that can be easy to miss or misunderstand. Here are some of the more common mistakes that you can make when it comes to social security and retirement.

 

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By |August 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Putting Your Best Foot Forward for a Wonderful Cause

Anyone who knows me and who has worked with me knows that I am never one to shy away from helping out for a great cause.  My family and I have been part of the Parma community for decades; I was born here, I went to school here and it’s the hard working members of […]

By |August 23rd, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments