The Alzheimer's Guide explains the major issues you and your family may confront over time and suggests ways to eliminate, minimize, or manage them, including through the implementation of legal strategies.
In this Elder Law Minute video series, Wes Coulson discusses topics from The Alzheimer's Guide: Practical Advice for Families, Caregivers and Professionals.
A really common and really unfortunate mistake that causes a lot of Alzheimer’s families to talk themselves out of engaging in planning that could very effectively protect a great deal of life savings has to do with Alzheimer's and the Medicaid look-back rule. They see their family member, diagnosed … [Read More...]
No one plans on Alzheimer's, however a person diagnosed with Alzheimer's should put some planning in place, while they still can, and in the form of legal documents. There are a number of legal decisions someone diagnosed with Alzheimer's can and should execute, and as discussed in Can Someone … [Read More...]
Many people think that a Power of Attorney for Healthcare only talks about end of life situations, for example, whether or not to "pull the plug." This is unfortunate because they also may believe if they make their wishes clear to their family, then they don't need one. The reality is that a … [Read More...]
People who provide Alzheimer's caregiving for a loved one are prime candidates for impossible workloads and high stress levels. It's easy to get caught up in the daily tasks required caring for a family member with Alzheimer's and these selfless personalities tend to put all of these needs before … [Read More...]
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