Saturday, February 23, 2019

Legal

As if caregiving and growing older doesn’t already provide additional things to be thinking about, the idea of legalities crops up. No one really enjoys talking about this stuff but we will try and make it easier. We want to empower both caregivers and seniors to take charge and feel good about the decisions they have made or need to make.

Retirement is a phase of life that can be both exciting and intimidating. These years may include taking up new hobbies, traveling, spending time with family or even moving into a new and more comfortable home. In 2017, 38%...
Elder Abuse Day is on June 15th. Until then, we will be running a series of articles on the different types of elder abuse. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines elder abuse as “a single, or repeated act, or...
Sadly, the most common reason to liquidate a home is the passing of a loved one. There are no words to describe the pain of loss, or the overwhelming stress caused by dealing with the final affairs. The responsibility...
Last month Mortgage Trends received an email from a distraught client who had just received a letter from his mortgage lender letting him know his mortgage maturing in just five months would NOT BE RENEWED!             Another family complained that their mortgage...
Once upon a time, estate planning was thought of as something only wealthy people did. But estate planning is not just about money, property and investments. It also involves your health in the future and whether or not you...
Research suggests that after the age of 70 our financial decision making abilities can decline rapidly.  Year round, especially during tax season with people posing as government and credit company representatives, we are hearing about more scams and new...
Tax season is here. Some seniors have their income tax prepared by a tax preparation company For those who do their own taxes make sure you don’t miss any deductions. Using tax software can help but check to see...
ESTATE LIQUIDATORS RELIEVE OVERWHELM It takes a team to liquidate an estate; it’s too much for one person to do.  So why not let professional estate liquidators help you?             Trying to take on estate liquidation alone is an exercise in frustration...
Many seniors are at odds with others over the question of money. Should they spend what they have saved over the years or should they pass it on as an inheritance? At one time it was more common to...
Even if you aren’t a caregiver for your elderly parents there may come a time when financial issues have to be discussed with them. Sometimes seniors aren’t able to handle their money as well when they age. Often this...
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