Why Seniors Need a Power of Attorney

why seniors need power of attorney

As a senior, you may at some point be faced with situations when you need assistance with handling your affairs. If you are hospitalized or incapacitated, who will pay your bills and manage your finances? Who will make your healthcare decisions if you can’t? Having a Power of Attorney allows you to make these choices, … Read more

How to Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits

Social Security Disability Benefits

Social Security isn’t just for people over 65. If you have a serious medical condition that keeps you from working, you might be eligible to receive Social Security Disability benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) oversees two different disability programs that provides monthly benefits to claimants who are approved. These two programs use the same … Read more

How To Choose An Elder Law Attorney

Choosing Elder Law Attorney

Elder attorneys focus on areas like estate planning, power of attorney, and long-term care for seniors. They help with wills, trusts, guardianship, legal incapacity, living wills, public benefits planning (Medicare, Medicaid, SSI and SSDI), and insurance. Knowing how these matters impact taxes is also critical to their services. It can be difficult to find an elder … Read more

Documents Needed For Estate Planning

Estate Planning Documents

Having a Last Will and Testament, Healthcare Directive and Power of Attorney in order is very important and without them a family can be placed in situations that require hard decisions to be made on behalf of their loved one. There are many ways to getting your parents estate planning documents in order such as … Read more