“Aging Well” Blog

Alternative Living Arrangements – How? (Part 2)

Last week, we discussed when is a good time to talk with our loved ones about alternative living arrangements. This week, we’ll discuss how to go about broaching the subject in a way that facilitates receptiveness to the idea. Next week, we’ll talk about the different types of alternative living arrangements. The subject of alternative living arrangements is [..]

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Alternative Living Arrangements – When? (Part 1)

As our loved ones age, it is often necessary to begin thinking about the possibility of an alternative living arrangement. It’s admittedly a tough topic to talk or think about; an aging person, who may feel as though he or she has already had to give up some degree of independence and control, may not [..]

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Covering All Your Bases: Planning for Incapacity

Today Shannon here at Carney Dye offers some good pointers for planning for incapacity.  Maybe not the most fun topic to think about, but one that is vitally important as we continue to age.  Most folks of all demographics are much more likely to become incapacitated than we are to die suddenly, and it is crucial [..]

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First Things First: A Solid Estate Plan

Many people are concerned about planning for long-term medical care, focusing particularly on financial concerns. Services such as home health care or assisted living can be quite expensive. These are important matters and should be a topic of discussion with your legal and financial advisors. However, the first step in this process is to ensure [..]

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How to Age Well

The folks at Carney Dye are interested in aging. We’ve helped clients plan for the care of aging parents, plan their own estates as they think about their own aging process, and plan for the care of their children with special needs when they are gone. Our question is:  Who isn’t interested in aging?  After all, [..]

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Fast and Furious Litigation

The Estate of Paul Walker is currently involved in a court proceeding to recover property (various exotic cars) from his business partner’s estate, which they claim belonged to Mr. Walker individually and should therefore be a part of his estate.  His partner was driving the vehicle in the crash that took both of their lives. [..]

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One Final Long Distance Dedication

Whenever you see an estate or probate attorney being interviewed on CNN, you can almost guarantee a celebrity has died and the estate plan is a mess.  One of the most recent stories has been the tragic last days and eventual death of radio icon Casey Kasem. The Kasem family first surfaced in the news [..]

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