Tag Archives: finances

Long-Term Planning: The Will and Beyond

The Will and Beyond Now is the best time to plan for the distribution of your wealth, and a will is one important tool for doing just that. By Cari Jackson Edited by Bernard A. Krooks, J.D., CPA, LL.M After … Continue reading

The 10 Best Questions for Living with Alzheimer’s

Ask the Experts: Dr. Dede Bonner Question: My father was just diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Does he now need to see a specialist? If so, what questions do we need to ask on our first visit? Dr. Bonner answers: When … Continue reading

You have the Power: Power of Attorney

By Bernard A. Krooks, Certified Elder Law Attorney A power of attorney (POA) is a legal document in which one person (in legal terms, “the principal”) appoints another person (“the agent”) to act on behalf of the principal. It allows … Continue reading

Aftereffects of Caregiving

Unfortunately, the chronic stress of caregiving isn’t over when it’s over. After caring for someone you love for many years, you lose parts of your life that can take years to recover, if ever. Certain side-effects tend to linger on. … Continue reading

Long-Term Care Insurance

What is Long-Term Care Insurance? Long-Term Care Insurance (LTCI) is an investment in your future healthcare needs. With the rising cost of healthcare (home healthcare, assisted living, adult day care, nursing home) and the financial and emotional stress an illness … Continue reading

Cash Settlements and Supplemental Income

What can I do if I need cash to pay for expenses? People with life-threatening illnesses like Alzheimer’s sometimes find themselves needing immediate cash income to pay for their medical care or basic needs. There are several ways to do … Continue reading