Financial Documents to Retain for Aging ParentsPosted on May 16, 2023 by shieldsandboris
Alarmingly, the AARP reports that nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults—including one-quarter of senior citizens—do not even have a valid will in place. Of course, an aging parent may not be able to handle their own finances later in life. To best protect your parents, you need to gather and organize a wide range of financial documents.
The Benefits of Long-Term Care InsurancePosted on April 16, 2023 by shieldsandboris
Long-term care planning is essential. Long-term care insurance may be one important part of a comprehensive plan. At The Elder Law Offices of Shields & Boris, we help people and families protect their assets with customized strategies. In this article, our Pittsburgh elder law attorneys provide a comprehensive guide to the benefits of long-term care insurance in Pennsylvania.
Learning the Signs of DementiaPosted on March 10, 2023 by shieldsandboris
Dementia is challenging. A proactive approach—to care planning to financial planning to life planning—can make an enormous difference. Catching dementia as early as possible helps. Here, our Pennsylvania elder law attorneys explain what dementia is, provide an overview of the warning signs, and discuss how a comprehensive Life Care Plan can protect you and your family.
When To Start Planning For RetirementPosted on February 15, 2023 by shieldsandboris
You may be wondering: When should I begin retirement planning? If you're in your 20s and start earning paychecks, it's ideal to start saving as soon as possible.
A Guide to Alzheimer's Care
Planning for someone who has Alzheimer’s disease can be complicated. Proper planning in advance can help alleviate many frustrations as the disease progresses. The time to act is now. Learn the steps for proper planning from our eBook to ensure that things are handled according to your wishes and that you’ve taken the best steps possible to protect your loved ones and your family’s financial security.
When Someday Arrives
We wrote this book for retirees and child caregivers as a tool to allow you to stay at home as long as possible and as a guide of what to do if you or a loved one cannot stay at home. We believe every family has a legacy to protect, and it is our job to protect that legacy. The greatest risk to today’s retiree is a long-term care health crisis. Request your copy today to prepare for what the future holds.
What To Do When A Loved One Dies
Consumers and financial planners, use this book as a down-to-earth primer of estate planning and elder law! Learn about the duties, rights, and responsibilities of the executor or administrator of an estate and what you should expect from competent legal counsel when you have to probate an estate. Find tools such as a guide to help you retain competent counsel and even an estate organizer so you can organize your own affairs.
Don't Go Broke in a Nursing Home
Take back control of your life and provide excellent long-term care for your aging loved ones without going broke in the process. Find creative financial strategies to protect your assets and the quality of care you receive. In addition, learn about little-known tax incentives, how to choose the right home care providers, long-term care facilities, and how to manage the crisis.