This summer may be the time to answer that one nagging question that you may have or develop a deeper understanding of certain issues that affect your family. It is important for families and caregivers to understand the fundamental concepts in managing their loved...
What Can My Power of Attorney Do for Me?
A durable power of attorney for finances is an essential part of every estate plan. A POA document allows you (the Principal) to give permission to another person (your agent) to act on your behalf. Your agent can act and speak for you when it has become difficult or impossible for you to do so yourself. A properly done POA…
Dementia and the Importance of Planning for Your Future.
November is Alzheimer’s awareness month, so I thought I would take the opportunity to talk about dementia and the importance of planning for your future. First and foremost, some forgetfulness can be a normal part of aging. We have all misplaced our keys or put our wallet in a different place, forgetting momentarily where we left it. When forgetfulness becomes…
Paying For Long-Term Care
Long-term care is not just nursing home care, like many of us think. I often speak about the “Elder Care Continuum”, which describes what many of us and our loved ones will or are experiencing as we age or face health challenges. In the beginning you may have little to no real limitations, reside in your home with no cost…
Elder Law Talks – Senior Living Options
This week on Elder Law Talks, Care Coordinator Janelle Leonard discusses senior living options that are available to you.
Elder Law Talks – Caregivers in a COVID Era
This week, Care Coordinator Janelle Leonard discusses how the role of caregiver has changed since COVID-19. She provides tips on how we can adapt to being long-distance caregivers, even if our loved ones live nearby.
Elder Law Talks – Managing Your Loved Ones Affairs During COVID-19
On This Week’s Episode: Managing Your Loved Ones Affairs During COVID-19
Elder Law Talks – Care Advocacy Services
Hickman & Lowder Co., L.P.A. is excited to continue our Elder Law Talks series. Our short videos are designed to help you expand your awareness, reduce your stress and redefine what is possible as you advocate for your loved one. On this week’s episode: Care Coordinator, Janelle Leonard discusses Care Advocacy Services.
Elder Law Talks Episode 3
Hickman & Lowder Co., L.P.A. is excited to continue our Elder Law Talks series. Our short videos are designed to help you expand your awareness, reduce your stress and redefine what is possible as you advocate for your loved one. This week’s episode: Parents of an Adult Child with Disabilities – What Happens When You Need Care Yourself?
The Importance of an “Elder Law” Power of Attorney
With technology and innovation creating access to the legal world easier than ever before, it is common for me to see a power of attorney that someone downloaded from the Internet that is ineffective in dealing with matters related to aging and securing long-term care. Prior to Ohio’s adoption of the Uniform Power of Attorney Act, every attorney drafted their…