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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

Coming to the Stano Office Prepared

If you are looking to come in to the Stano Group’s offices to have an elder planning discussion, you might want to prepare ahead of time. Here are some things to bring with you when you are ready to sit down to prepare your elder planning documents.

A List of Names

You are going to need to […]

Preventing Estate Disputes

As families get more complex, so does the estate planning. Since most families have some sort of mix of children and stepchildren now, how do you ensure that your mixed family does not end up fighting over inheritance after you are gone? Here are some things to do to prevent family conflict during an emotional […]

Beware Hospital Health Care Proxy Forms

You may not have a legally set up health care proxy form. One of the reasons for this is that you may be aware that a hospital, upon admitting you, will allow you to sign a generic health care proxy form to cover any decisions that might need to be made if you are in […]

By |August 23rd, 2015|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, elder law|0 Comments

Having a Plan for Mental Decline

One of the most debilitating things that face our elderly loved ones is a cognitive decline. While there is a normal amount of mental decline in seniors, diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s are crippling and can leave a family facing serious financial decisions. Having a plan can prevent the making of hasty decisions in an […]

By |August 21st, 2015|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, elder law|0 Comments

Is Avoiding Probate Right for You?

One of the effects of estate planning is being able to avoid probate. Some people enter estate planning with the goal of avoiding probate. This process can be complicated and takes some time and energy. Before you decide that it is right for you, you may want to look at some things that avoiding probate […]

By |August 19th, 2015|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, elder law|0 Comments

Identity Theft After Death

You spend a lot of time protecting yourself and your loved ones from identity theft. Are you looking out for your loved one’s estate after they are gone? Unfortunately the deceased can be at high risk for identity theft.

Reporting Delays

The main reason that the deceased are an easy target for identity thieves is simply the […]

By |August 17th, 2015|elder law|0 Comments

Things a Couple Should Discuss about Retirement

If you are married, you need to have a discussion about retirement with your spouse. It may seem like it is far off in the future, but it might be coming sooner than you think. Here are some things you and your spouse should discuss so you can make sure that you are both on […]

By |August 15th, 2015|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, estate law|0 Comments

What Does a Will Really Do?

You may spend a lot of time thinking about having a will, but what does a will really do? It is a legally binding document that spells out the last wishes of the author upon their death. Here are some of the things that having a will can accomplish for you.

Revoking Prior Wills

The first thing […]

By |August 13th, 2015|a will, elder law|0 Comments

Are You Prepared for Long Term Care?

Long term care is something that many of us will face in our lifetimes. Even if it isn’t a personal experience, spouses or parents may be in need of long term care at some point in their lives. Knowing what to expect and how to plan for long term care can help alleviate stress and […]

By |August 11th, 2015|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, elder law|0 Comments

Reasons for a Solid Estate Plan

Do you have an estate plan? Many folks do not think that they need to have one. While it might be tempting to put it off until later or hope that your loved ones or the government will help you when the time comes, it just makes sense to have an estate plan. Here are […]

By |August 9th, 2015|elder law, estate law|0 Comments