Wealth Planning Law Group
wealth protection

Estate Planning Blog

Category Topic: Elder Law

Elder Law is a legal practice area that focuses on the unique legal issues affecting senior citizens, including estate planning, healthcare, long-term care planning, guardianship, and protection from elder abuse. Elder Law attorneys are equipped to provide legal assistance to seniors and their families, and they understand the complexities and nuances of laws and regulations that affect the aging population.

Overall, Elder Law attorneys work to protect the legal rights and interests of seniors, providing guidance and support to help them navigate the complex legal landscape and plan for a secure and comfortable future.

Learn more about our Elder Law services.

May 22, 2024
Harnessing Technology in Aging Care: Long-Term Care Planning Strategies

Elder law attorneys are vital in bridging the gap between technological advancements in aging services and the robust, secure long-term care planning that seniors need as they navigate the complexities of aging.

April 9, 2024
Aging Baby Boomers Highlight Significance of Elder Law in Estate Planning

The fact that many baby boomers lack the robust pension and Social Security benefits enjoyed by their predecessors underscores the importance of working with an elder law attorney to plan for financing long-term care and guarding existing assets as they age.

February 14, 2024
Estate Planning When a Loved One Needs Hospice Care

While last-minute estate planning poses challenges, some steps can be implemented to tackle crucial considerations.

January 3, 2024
Navigating the Financial Journey to a 100-Year Life

In an era where living to 100 is becoming increasingly likely, financial planning for retirement takes on a new level of complexity. The Yahoo Finance article, “Retirement Planning: Here’s How Much You’ll Need To Save If You Live to 100”, offers a comprehensive look at this challenge, highlighting the need for a radical shift in our approach to life and financial planning. Understanding the Longevity Revolution The “longevity revolution” concept discussed by Laura L. Carstensen, director of the Center for Longevity, suggests a significant societal shift. This revolution impacts various aspects of life, including health care, personal finance and retirement…

December 15, 2023
When Should You Take Social Security Benefits?

The earlier you begin claiming, the less you'll receive each month. Your unique situation will help determine what age is best for you.

November 28, 2023
Selling the Family Home When Moving into New Living Situation

Selling a home when a loved one decides to move into an assisted living facility can present some emotional aspects that will not necessarily be present when selling one’s own home.

November 28, 2023
How to Help a Grieving Spouse Deal with the Social Security Administration

There are things you learn from books and things you discover from life.

November 28, 2023
Why You Should Put Your House in a Trust

Putting a home into a trust has several benefits, from avoiding the lengthy probate process to providing potential tax advantages. This article discusses some of the intricacies of trusts and the importance of consulting with an experienced estate planning attorney. What Is a Trust and Why Is It Important? A trust is a legal arrangement where one person (the grantor) transfers ownership of their assets, like a house, to a trustee. The trustee holds and manages these assets on behalf of the named beneficiaries. One main benefit of putting property in a trust is to avoid probate, which can be…

November 7, 2023
What Do I Need to Do When a Loved One Dies?

It’s easy to overlook an important task after a spouse or other loved one passes away – like retitling assets. It’s a little thing with big ramifications. Follow this checklist to help make a challenging time less confusing.

Wealth planning document signing

Request An Initial Consultation Now

Protect you, your family and the legacy that you worked hard for from the government, creditors, the tax man, and high healthcare costs. Request to meet with us today!
Request Initial Consultation

Subscribe To Our e-Newsletter!

Get informative enewsletter and blog digest updates sent directly to your inbox
Social Security
Wealth Planning Law Group

101 W. Robert E. Lee Blvd., Ste 404,
New Orleans, LA 70124

Get Directions
IMS - Estate Planning and Elder Law Practice Growth Advisors
Powered by
chevron-down