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Archive: October 2015




Oct
29
2015

Guardian...Conservator...Power of Attorney...Patient Advocate...Who Are These People?

Posted by Danielle Streed

When it comes to legal terminology,  it can be extremely confusing. Who is a Guardian? Who is a Conservator?  What or who  is a financial power of attorney and what or who is a medical advocate?  All of  these terms are used when talking about family members who are unable to make medical decisions [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning



Oct
21
2015

Caregiver Agreements ... Family ... Medicaid

Posted by Danielle Streed

When it comes to caring for a family member, many times we just step in and began caring for  that family member without putting much thought into how the care giver is going to get paid or reimbursed.  In many cases the family member is cared for either in their home or within the care giver’s home [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning



Oct
15
2015

Financial Elder Abuse

Posted by Danielle Streed

When it comes to protecting your family members from elder abuse, you may have to rely on your own efforts to protect an aging parent. Unfortunately, the State of Michigan has not passed any laws protecting seniors from being influenced by a care giver.  The State of Illinois and the State of [Read More...]



Categories: categoryEstate Planning



Oct
08
2015

Sandwich Generation

Posted by Danielle Streed

When we think of the sandwich generation,  many of us think of having young children at home and possibly caring for aging parents.  Realistically,  the definition of a sandwich generation continues to change.  For many families being part of the sandwich generation can include taking care of young [Read More...]



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