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Remaining Socially Engaged with Age

One of the key things that makes aging more difficult is the fact that we tend to lose touch with the things that are going on in the world. That doesn’t necessarily mean current events — one can watch the evening news for that. It means current social trends, and the ways people connect as [...]

By | September 27th, 2017|Retirement Planning, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Dangers of Joint Tenancy

Joint tenancy is a legal concept that many partners, whether romantic couples or business partners, use to avoid probate when one passes away. It’s also referred to as JTWROS, or joint tenants with rights of survivorship. It allows partners to retain equal rights to any assets under the tenancy without having to go through legal [...]

By | September 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Basics of Estate Planning for Singles

For the most part, people who think about estate planning are those who have entire families to consider. However, those who are single also have concerns as they look to their futures, and estate planning is vital to everyone’s future. The approach that singles will need to take to such vital plans is very different [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|estate law, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Plan the Transition from Home to Assisted Living

The decision to move into a long-term care or assisted living facility is a huge one, and it’s one that rarely occurs without some conflict and disagreement. Your elder parent might insist that they don’t need help, that you can handle their extra needs, or that you’re just trying to get rid of them. In [...]

By | June 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Living Will or Power of Attorney: Which is Right for You?

Making the right choice for ensuring your medical needs are taken care of, should you become incapacitated, is one of the most important decisions you can ever make. In general, there are two ways to handle this and spare your loved ones the agony of not knowing what to do. These two options are the [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Understanding the Basics of Estate Planning

Estate planning isn’t something about which people like to think. After all, planning for your death means that you have to think about your death. It is, however, an important thing to do, and without the right plan in place, your loved ones who you leave behind can find themselves lost and dealing with very [...]

By | May 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Veterans in Ohio: Getting the Most of Your Benefits

In the United States, perhaps more than in many other countries, we place a lot of value on our veterans. It’s unfortunately sometimes not shown by the public, or by easy access to the services available, but we’re meant to honor those who put their lives on the line to represent and defend our nation’s [...]

By | May 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Eye Care for Seniors: Medicaid and Medicare Options

Proper eye care is essential to our overall health, much more than many people realize. While it’s true that many people experience natural deterioration of vision as they get older, vision problems can also indicate blood pressure, diabetes and other issues. The question remains, however, how the senior population can get good eye care when [...]

By | May 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

When a Senior Can and Can’t Sign a Will

Wills, trusts and powers of attorney are essential tools to plan for your senior years. They allow you to protect your finances, ensure that your last wishes are met, and that any medical needs you might have can be taken care of even if you become unable to make the decisions on your own. They [...]

By | May 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments