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    Simplifying the “Power of attorney” Conversation with your Parent

    Meet Charlie, a 72-year-old Vietnam veteran. All of Charlie’s life, he’s done everything on his own and rarely accepts help from others, even more rarely will you find him admitting he needs help. He is stubborn as a mule and strong in his convictions, chiefly of which is his sense of pride in taking care … Continue reading “Simplifying the “Power of attorney” Conversation with your Parent”

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    Medicaid Divorce: Maybe . . . Maybe Not.

    Harry and Wanda got married late in life. This was their second marriage, and both had children from the prior marriages. The couple wanted their children to inherit from their respective parents, so Harry and Wanda signed a prenuptial agreement to keep their property clearly separated. Unfortunately, Harry was then diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Medical bills … Continue reading “Medicaid Divorce: Maybe . . . Maybe Not.”

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    Come See Us First: Selling The Family Home

    After Maria’s husband died, Maria’s daughter Debby persuaded her to sell the family home and move into Debby’s mother-in-law  cottage.  That  way  they  could  stay  close, and  Maria  could  invest  the money  from  the  sale  in  a  nest egg  on  which  she  could  live comfortably. The house sold for a handsome sum, Maria moved in, … Continue reading “Come See Us First: Selling The Family Home”

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    The Challenges of Placing a Parent in Long Term Care

    Long term care (LTC) is a term that has many facets to its definition. It is comprised of a variety of services that meet medical and non-medical requirements for people who cannot care for themselves for long periods of time. It is a highly individualized care system which can be formally or informally provided. Formal … Continue reading “The Challenges of Placing a Parent in Long Term Care”

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    Appreciating Our Senior Citizens

    National Senior Citizens Day is just around the corner! August 21 is the “official” National Senior Citizens Day – a holiday established in 1988 by President Reagan. Senior citizens provide so many benefits to our communities – they are engaged and informed politically, they volunteer, and they provide wisdom and guidance to younger members of … Continue reading “Appreciating Our Senior Citizens”

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    Aging is a Success Story

    Aging is the sign of a successful life. After all, when you think about the alternative to aging your perspective about getting older shifts. You should start seeking self-sufficiency for your retirement years well before the age of sixty-five. But, even if you have not done so, don’t shun the planning stages. You need to … Continue reading “Aging is a Success Story”

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    How an Elder Law Attorney Can Help You

    An elder law attorney is an attorney who specializes not on a specific area of the law, but on the legal needs of elderly people, veterans, and adults with special needs. Elder law is a specialization that has only been around for about twenty-five years and was born out of necessity. With life expectancy increasing, … Continue reading “How an Elder Law Attorney Can Help You”

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    Come See Us: It’s Not Too Late

    Ambrose was getting on in years, and he missed his wife who had recently died. So he sold the home, put the $100,000.00 in the bank, and moved onto his son Arthur’s farm. Every day Ambrose got up at the crack of dawn to milk Arthur’s cows, and he felt healthy as a horse. So … Continue reading “Come See Us: It’s Not Too Late”

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    5 Things to Include in an Estate Plan

    Estate planning is important for people of all ages, but as we age, the need for planning becomes even more critical. Many people avoid estate planning, because they do not want to think about the end of life, failing health or disability. Others believe that an estate plan is only for rich people. However, an … Continue reading “5 Things to Include in an Estate Plan”

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    Life After A Dementia Diagnosis

    Many elderly people who are diagnosed with dementia are unprepared for future care. Once this type of diagnosis is received, preparing for the future can no longer be avoided. If you or someone you love has received a dementia diagnosis, begin immediately to discuss and seek guidance for future care. For help in implementing the … Continue reading “Life After A Dementia Diagnosis”

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    The College of the state bar of Texas
    Department of Veterans Affairs