Latest Blog Posts

  • Estate Planning: Why Me, Why Now, and Is a Will Enough?
    Posted on: 22 Aug 2017
    You are neither too young nor too poor to engage in estate planning! Just remember that a Will may be a necessity, but it is not the only means to plan your estate in an efficient and cost-effective manner....
  • Alzheimer’s Stigmas
    Posted on: 21 Aug 2017
    There are many negative public images and stereotypes associated with dementia, which contributes to a lack of engagement with people with this condition. Many people with dementia experience social isolation due to withdrawal from friends and other important people in their lives....
  • The Perils of Joint Property
    Posted on: 15 Aug 2017
    Joint property is all perceived to be easy to setup since it can be done at the bank when opening an account or title company when buying real estate....
  • Father Builds a $35 Million Theme Park for Daughter with Special Needs
    Posted on: 14 Aug 2017
    Hartman is the founder of Morgan’s Wonderland, an ultra-accessible theme park in San Antonio, Texas, where people with or without disabilities can play together. It’s a place of total inclusion — a park where there are no barriers from keeping anyone from playing with each other....
  • Do You Really Need a Trust?
    Posted on: 08 Aug 2017
    Although many people equate “estate planning” with having a will, there are many advantages to having a trust rather than a will as the centerpiece of your estate plan....
  • Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention
    Posted on: 07 Aug 2017
    Alzheimer’s disease is one of the biggest concerns many of us have as we get older. While you may have been told that all you can do is hope for the best and wait for a pharmaceutical cure, the truth is much more encouraging. Promising research shows that you can reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s and other dementias through a combination of simple but effective lifestyle changes. By leading a brain-healthy lifestyle, you may be able to prevent the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and slow down, or even reverse, the process of deterioration. ...
  • You May Not Think You Need a Will, But You Really Do
    Posted on: 03 Aug 2017
    Most Americans do not have a simple will as part of their estate plan. You might believe that a will is only for the rich and famous, and not the average person who has a far smaller net worth. ...
  • Are Patients Leaving Hospitals Too Soon?
    Posted on: 31 Jul 2017
    While most hospital discharges are agreed upon by doctors and their patients, there are some circumstances when there is disagreement about whether it’s time for the patient to leave. The patient feels as if he or she is ready to leave, but the doctors say no – they don’t believe that the patient is ready to go. If the patient does, indeed, walk out the door, it will be labeled, “Discharge Against Medical Advice (DAMA).”...
  • Isn’t There Already A Law That Leaves Everything To My Spouse And Kids?
    Posted on: 25 Jul 2017
    Many people think that if they die while they are married, everything they own automatically goes to their spouse or children. They’re actually thinking of state rules that apply if someone dies without leaving a will. In legal jargon, this is referred to as “intestate.”...
  • Is This the Cure for Alzheimer's?
    Posted on: 24 Jul 2017
    Researchers in Australia have been experimenting with a non-invasive ultrasound technology that is showing great promise in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. ...
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