When I work with clients to create a plan, one of the most important elements we discuss is who will be carrying out their wishes. In general, my clients find that they need to fill five primary positions: Power of Attorney, Medical Power of Attorney, Executor, Guardians, and Trustees. These are your “fiduciaries.” Many
When Elder Care attorneys talk about the need to plan for long-term care, what exactly are they referring to? Unfortunately, when we think of long-term care, we often think of a nursing facility, but long-term care is simply the need for ongoing assistance. A person who needs long-term care may not need to be
I am a member of the “sandwich generation.” My husband and I have a daughter in elementary school and parents nearing or at retirement. But you don’t have to have a small child to be a member. The “sandwich generation” also includes those parents with adult children struggling to make it on their own.