March 2018 Archives

Dementia diagnosis: Will guardianship be the next step?

Many adult children in Georgia do their best to support their aging parents, many of whom reside in various nursing homes throughout the state or in other locations across the nation. Finding a nursing home that is a good fit for a particular parent's needs can be challenging. Even after a parent has lived in a nursing home for a while, any number of issues may arise that necessitate changes in a long-term care plan or prompting a need for guardianship.

Medical needs can be addressed in an advance directive plan

Executing a long-term plan to protect an elder parent's estate and provide for his or her well-being is often a challenging process. Many adult children in Georgia and beyond assist their aging parents in such matters. Because it's somewhat common for older people to have special health concerns, many people choose to address medical needs in their long-term care plans.

The Importance of Financial and Estate Planning for Older Adults

Financial and estate planning helps older adults maintain their quality of life and meet their needs as they age. But many people overlook the essentials of planning their financial future, resulting in issues that impact them and their families.

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