by Erin C. Eurenius, Esq, CPA You receive a shocking phone call that your loved one has bruising along the side of her face and a large lump at the temple. The nursing administrator of your loved one’s long term care facility tells you not to be alarmed. What? How could this have happened? You.
by Erin C. Eurenius, Esq, CPA and Ann Watt It is a running joke in my house that my husband and I only work to keep our dogs in the lifestyle to which they have become accustomed. We laugh it off while we shake our heads and acknowledge that while it is funny; it is.
Butcher Elder Law is pleased to share an article written by one of our clients. The client is a parent who shares her personal process for picking the Guardian for her child. Picking a Guardian for Your Child – What to Consider Nearly 6 months after having our first son, my husband suggested.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 69.7% of 2016 high school graduates enrolled in college by October of 2016. While the data for 2017 is not available yet, we can only assume many students will be getting ready for their fall semester at college in 2017. If you are a college bound student.
A recent report from the Alzheimer’s Association states that one in nine Americans age 65 or older currently have Alzheimer’s. With the baby boomer generation aging and people living longer, that number may nearly triple by 2050. Alzheimer’s, of course, is just one cause of dementia—mini-strokes (TIAs) are also to blame—so the number of.
More than 70 percent of people who reach the age of 65 will need some form of long-term care before they die. Among that group, 40 percent will enter a nursing home, and 20 percent will stay there for at least five years. That means the average Baby Boomer can expect to receive some level.
Financial Power of Attorney – This is a legal document executed by one individual (the principal) to appoint and authorize another individual (the agent) to make financial and business decisions and engage in such transactions on behalf of the principal that legally bind the principal. Not all powers of attorney are the same. The law.
Thanksgiving and the upcoming holiday season lends a unique opportunity for boomer children to talk to their aging parents about powers of attorney and other estate planning essentials. Initiating that conversation can feel overwhelming, but it might be one of the most important things you do for your parent. Here are some tips.
According to Epicurious, “a properly-layered sandwich holds together better, prevents the bread from getting soggy, and achieves optimal texture.” The website recommends that you balance the fillings and strategize on the layers for a perfect sandwich. At Butcher Elder Law we can show the sandwich generation how you can hold the family together and not.
Need help motivating your spouse to meet with a Will and Estate lawyer here in Cuyahoga County? We know from experience that the legal planning process is usually initiated by one spouse and is often met with hesitation by the other. It is understandable why one or both spouses would be reluctant to meet with.