FAITH, FAMILY, AND THE FARM
GREAT THINGS ARE WORTH PROTECTING

Orange City Estate Planning Blog

Can I Avoid Disagreements in My Family about Mom’s Caregiving?

Family members of all kinds have fought over money matters since time immemorial, but it may be worse for cash-strapped caregiving families. The costs of caregiving activities, including hiring aides, buying supplie, and covering medical and pharmacy copays, negatively affect family caregivers’ pocketbooks and morale.

Read More »
Funerals

What Do I Need to Do Right after Spouse Dies?

Losing a loved one is never easy, even if you were anticipating the loss. During the hours and days following the death of a spouse or a close family member, you may be in shock and you will likely be disoriented, emotional and feeling like you’re in a constant fog.

Read More »
Investment Accounts

Should I Have a Roth IRA?

Roth individual retirement accounts allow you to pay income tax on your retirement savings upfront, so you won’t be stuck with a tax bill in retirement when you can least afford to pay it.

Read More »

What Is a Power of Attorney?

A power of attorney is a legal document with which a principal authorizes an agent to act on the principal’s behalf and for the principal’s benefit.

Read More »

What Is Cause of Death in Half of Seniors?

As awareness of dementia has grown, a startling fact has come to light: Nearly half of all older adults — 47% — die with a diagnosis of that condition on their medical record, according to research out of the University of Michigan and published in JAMA Health Forum.

Read More »
elder law attorney

How Do I Find a Great Elder Law Attorney?

Did you know someone who is 65 today has a 70 percent chance of needing long-care treatment in the future? Even seniors who have saved up for their waning years can find it a challenge to pay for nursing home costs, especially when relying only on Medicare coverage.

Read More »
Join Our eNewsletter