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July 12, 2016

Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Speak with an expert if you believe a love one may be suffering elder abuse. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15. While there is much made of child and domestic abuse in the media, elder abuse falls on deaf ears. ...

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July 12, 2016

Estate Planning for Retirement in Troy

Will and trust lawyers in Troy encourage individuals of all ages to get involved in their future planning.  The truth is, though, many people put this important process off until later in life.  For some people, an upcoming retirement is the ...

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July 12, 2016

7 Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Cognitive Decline

Combined, these seven risk factors accounted for roughly 50 percent of the Alzheimer’s cases. A new finding was announced at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2011 in Paris (AAIC). Using mathematical modeling, scientists calculated the percentage of Alzheimer’s cases that ...

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July 12, 2016

Alzheimer’s Disease: What To Look For

The numbers are hard to read: One out of eight Americans 65 years of age and older have Alzheimer's disease. For 85 year olds and older, 43 percent of them have Alzheimer's. In the U.S., Alzheimer's develops in someone, on ...

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July 12, 2016

Boomers Gravitates Towards Cities

In contrast to the Eisenhower generation, which departed cities for the suburbs, Baby Boomers are following a trend typically lead by younger people, and moving closer to cities. (Related: Long-Term-Care Insurance Dilemma) A large number of boomers are empty nesters, and no longers ...

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July 12, 2016

Financial Elder Abuse

It is estimated that five million seniors fall victim to financial abuse each year. Getting a more precise picture of the extent of the problem is difficult because many seniors are unaware that the financial abuse is taking place, while others are unwilling to report it ...

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July 12, 2016

What is the Difference Between an IRA and a 401k

Many of my estate planning and elder law clients have questions revolving around their retirement accounts.  Sometimes it's helpful to start at the basic level.  "What is the difference between an IRA and a 401k?" The term 401k and individual ...

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July 12, 2016

Estate Planning: Having the Inheritance Talk

As a parent or grandparent, there are many milestone talks to have with the younger generation. Talking about what a child will or will not inherit is as challenging as the birds and bees discussion. After you meet with a ...

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