With nearly 90% of caregivers providing care to a family member, and the holidays rapidly approaching, it is an opportune time to check in with both aging family members, as well as those performing caregiving duties.
Each state has its own laws for distributing property when a person dies without an estate plan. These generally involve leaving a percentage of the decedent’s assets to family members, based on kinship. If the decedent and their partner are unmarried, no matter how long they have been together, the partner receives nothing. Spouses and […]
My dad just got diagnosed with dementia, and I’m worried about his quality of life in the future—and I’m scared this could shorten his life. How long do people live on average after a dementia diagnosis?
Nobody wants to think about how their loved ones will cope when they die. However, it’s important to plan effectively to ensure a smooth transition of your wealth and worldly possessions — even if you’re young or feel like you don’t have much to leave behind.