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Estate Planning For Non-Traditional Families – Part 3

If you’re in a non-traditional family, you know that estate planning is, as Winston Churchill once said about Russia, “A riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.” But here’s some advice that’ll help. DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIP/LIFE PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT This can

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Estate Planning For Non-Traditional Families – Part 2

Some of the most important estate planning areas for a non-traditional family are living wills, health care directives, and powers of attorney. If two people aren’t legally married, or related by blood, they may as well be strangers. The Florida

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Estate Planning For Non-Traditional Families – Part 1

I’m being contacted by an increasing number of non-traditional families these days…with good reason. Non-traditional families are becoming the one of the biggest demographics in America. Whether gay or lesbian (legally married or not), divorced with children, “significant others” living

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The Importance of Long-Term Care Planning – Before a Crisis!

If you were ever a Boy Scout, you remember the motto: Be Prepared. You’re not a Boy Scout or Girl Scout anymore. But it still makes sense to be prepared – especially where your health and your finances are concerned.

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If You’re a Woman, You May Be Paying More For Long-Term Care

Whenever a woman tells me she’ll look into long-term care “some day,” I always ask the same question: “Do you always bet against the odds?” What do I mean by that? Well…are you betting that medical costs won’t go up?

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Are Group Homes With Four or Five People Appropriate for Alzheimer’s Patients?

First of all, it’s important to define exactly what we mean by “group homes.” Some states call them “boarding care homes,” instead. Some states require licenses. So, to start your search, call your state’s licensing department and ask if licensure

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Hurricane Sandy, And The Sin of Denial

Whew! Fall has arrived! And we’ve made it through another hurricane season without a storm, right? Well…not me! I just got back from a week in New York City – and Hurricane Sandy! No, I am not a hurricane chaser.

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