ElderLaw News – April 2009
- Financial Downturn Coupled With Changing Estate Tax Rules Mean It’s Time to Review Your Estate Plan
- What the Stimulus Bill Does for the Elderly
- Book Review: ‘Who Moved My Dentures?’ 13 False (Teeth) Truths About Long-Term Care and Aging in America
- Reevaluate Insurance Needs When You Retire
- New Study Finds Financial Abuse of Elderly Is Costly and Vastly Underreported
Many people have a lot less money than they used to, and one of the Obama administration’s main priorities is to make the estate tax permanent before it expires at the end of the year. Now makes a good time to check to make sure that your documents are doing what you intended.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the $787 billion stimulus package that President Barack Obama signed into law February 17, 2009, includes a number of provisions that help the elderly as well as the economy.
The general perception of long-term care facilities is of places to be avoided at all costs. This book is intended to dispel that perception.
Along with many other changes, your insurance needs change when you retire. It is a good idea to look at your insurance options and figure out what you need or don’t need and where you might be able to achieve some savings.
Elder financial abuse costs older Americans more than $2.6 billion a year and is most often perpetrated by family members and caregivers, according to a new report.
Disclaimer: The information contained in this newsletter is not intended as legal advice and should not be relied upon to answer any specific questions concerning your own circumstances or for purposes of legal planning. For specific legal advice, please contact our offices.