Monthly Archives: August 2012

A New Kind of Caregiver

August 24, 2012
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I read about a movie opening nationwide today called Robot and Frank about an elderly man and a robot who serves as his caregiver. My first thought was about what is missing when we delegate things that should be done from love to an automaton. What do we learn about our parent, ourselves and the…

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Does your pet(s) bring you joy?

August 9, 2012
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Does your pet(s) bring you joy?

       This morning while I was reading the online news stories of the day I came across a very touching article and photo. It read, “Photographer captures Tender Moment between Man and his sick dog.” The dog suffers from arthritis which makes it difficult for him to sleep. Thus, his owner provides therapy for his arthritis…

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Considered writing a legacy statement?

August 9, 2012
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Legacy letters are not legal documents but an attorney may be able to   provide you with examples or advice on how to get started and may keep a   copy along with copies of your legal documents to maximize the chances   that they will get to your loved ones when they are needed.  Writing   these letters…

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What an Elder Law Attorney Can Do for You – Where to Begin the Process of Protecting Yourself and Your Family

August 8, 2012
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The Core Four These are the basic essential documents of estate planning.  The Core Four Estate Planning Documents are: Last Will and Testament  - This is your opportunity to distribute your assets according to your wishes  after your death before the state distributes them for you.  This gives you peace of mind over how your…

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