What You Need to Know About Open Enrollment
Jeff speaks with Elizabeth Gholson of IPA Family about Open Enrollment, which runs from November 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016.
What Steps Should I Take if I think My Child May Have Developmental Issues?
Jeff speaks with Wendy Partin, the Executive Director of the White Plains Children’s Center in Cary about identifying children who may have developmental issues.
Signs that a Loved One May Need Care Assistance
Often times an older person is going to try to hide what their needs are going to be, so it is important to look for tell-tale signs. Jeff speaks to Anne Browning from Homewatch CareGivers about what to watch for.
What are the Different Levels of Care Assistance at Home?
Jeff spoke with Anne Browning of Homewatch CareGivers about the different levels of care assistance available to those who need assistance in the home. They also discuss what you need to know BEFORE letting a caregiver into your home.
How to Discuss the Need for Care Assistance with a Loved One
Jeff spoke with Anne Browning of Homewatch CareGivers about how to discuss the sensitive topic of future care assistance needs with your loved one who may need help.
Jeff Speaks with Eric Avery of Capital Oaks Retirement Resort About Senior Community Living
Jeff talked with Eric Avery from the new community. Among the topics discussed: what a nursing home is – and, more importantly – what it is not.
Doesn’t Health Insurance Pay for Long-Term Nursing Home Care?
I have a lot of clients who come in thinking that their monthly payments to their insurance company is going to cover long-term care if the need arises. However, even the best insurance in the world generally doesn’t pay for extended, custodial care assistance. Long Term Care Typically Requires Long Term Care Insurance While you […]
Can’t I Just Use a Power of Attorney When Someone Passes On?
Legally, Power of Attorney dies when the person who executed it dies. If you think about it, a Power of Attorney is saying, I am empowering you to do anything that I can legally do. Once a person is deceased, he or she cannot legally do anything, therefore that authority ends when the person on […]
What to Do When Your Child Hits 18
You Still Think of Them as Your Babies – But the Law Doesn’t. On top of all the other transitions that occur with children throughout adolescence, they’re becoming adults, and maybe they are going away to college. They’re starting to assert their independence. The law often makes everything cut and dried. They were a minor […]
How Long Does Probate Take?
It takes longer than you think I often get the question about how long probate is going to take. Honestly, it takes as long as it takes. The typical time for probate is between six months a year-and-a-half – and that’s just the average. There are so many different estates that have so many different […]