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How to Support a Child with Special Needs?

Young man with Special Needs with his parents - needs Elder Law Planning.

Families that include individuals with special needs require planning to secure their loved ones’ security in the future, both in legal and financial terms. There’s usually no expectation of the child becoming an independent adult, so careful planning is needed, as advised in the recent article “Financial Planning for Families with Disabilities” from Wealth Management. Many families neglect planning for their retirement, focusing all their resources on developing a plan for their disabled child. However, retirement and their child’s future need to be secured, which is where an estate planning attorney can help.

What Does an Elder Law Attorney Do?

An Elder Law Attorney can help couples and individuals age 50+.

Estate Planning may not be something you necessarily WANT to think about, but it could protect your interests and wishes long after you are gone.

National Elder Law Month Facts

May is National Elder Law Month

Every year since 1963, the month of May has been dedicated to recognizing the lives and achievements of older adults.  The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) supports this annual proclamation by increasing awareness of their work for and on behalf of seniors.

The Ultimate Retirement Bucket List: A Prescription for Mental Health

Four retirees exploring a new city on their bucket list.

A bucket list is not just a collection of dreams – it’s a prescription for mental well-being in retirement. By staying active, engaged, and focused on meaningful goals, older adults can cultivate a sense of purpose and fulfillment that carries them through their later years. What are you waiting for? Start making your ultimate retirement bucket list today.

Estate Planning Strategies Support Aging Parents

Multi-generational family at home needs estate planning.

An estate plan with wealth preservation, long-term care and medical directives strategies provides clarity and guidance to loved ones on aging parents’ wishes, while retaining control for aging parents over financial and health-related matters.

Estate Planning Checklist for 2024: A Comprehensive Guide

Estate Planning Notes with coffee - making a checklist

Estate planning is more than writing a will; it’s a plan to manage and distribute assets to your dependents. It documents your healthcare preferences, so a loved one decides on medical care according to your wishes. The National Council on Aging (NCOA) Adviser’s article, “Estate Planning Guide and Checklist for 2024,” offers a comprehensive overview of what to consider when planning your estate. This blog post distills the key points from the article and provides an actionable checklist for 2024. Understanding Estate Planning Estate planning organizes your affairs to fulfill your wishes after you pass away. It encompasses decisions about…

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