How to Budget and Prepare for Long-Term Care Expenses

How to budget and prepare for long term care expenses with the help of estate planning.

Planning for long-term care expenses is a crucial aspect of financial preparedness as we age. The costs associated with long-term care can be substantial and can quickly deplete savings if not properly managed. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore effective strategies and practical tips to help you budget and prepare for long-term care expenses […]

Long-Term Care Planning: Funding Options for Seniors

Long-Term Care Planning Funding Options for Seniors

As our population ages and life expectancy increases, the need for long-term care options is becoming more pressing. Long-term care can include in-home assistance, assisted living, and nursing home care. As the cost of long-term care continues to rise, senior citizens must carefully consider their options for funding this care. Understanding your options is the […]

How to Plan for Incapacity & Long-Term Care

How to Plan for Incapacity & Long-Term Care

Planning for incapacity and long-term care can be a difficult and stressful process. Many individuals and families dread the idea of having to make decisions about their loved ones’ care, especially when it comes to the potential for long-term care. The thought of a loved one needing this type of care can be daunting and […]

How to Plan for Long Term Care

Long Term Care Planning

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Everything You Need to Know About Long Term Senior Care Plans

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Are you wondering how to organize senior care for an elderly parent who’s a Georgia resident? You might be getting by at the moment with the help of friends and family for guidance, but have you considered making a long-term care plan? For 2019, Genworth calculated the monthly senior care cost in Georgia to be […]

Do I Need a Long Term Care Plan?

Long Term Care - Estate Planning Attorney in Savannah

When creating your overall estate plan, a long term care plan should definitely be part of the discussion. You may feel overwhelmed by the many policies and products you have heard about and don’t quite understand. However, before deciding whether any of these are right for you, it’s important to review all your elder care […]

Advance Medical Directives vs Living Wills

Advance Care Planning

When you create an estate plan, there are three (potentially four) major documents that should be drafted. Everyone should have a (1) Last Will and Testament, (2) Power of Attorney, (3) Advance Medical Directive and, potentially, a (4) Revocable Living Trust. The first three items are the bare minimum you will want to have to […]

Most Seniors Need Nursing Home Care; Plan Ahead for Medicaid Spending

Most Seniors Need Nursing Home Care; Plan Ahead for Medicaid Spending

Lengthening life spans and soaring health care costs are increasing the chances that seniors will need Medicaid to pay for nursing home care. The 2019 Genworth Cost of Care study found that 10,000 Baby Boomers a day will be added to the ranks of senior citizens (those 65 and older) between now and 2030. The […]

Georgia Sets New Background Check Standards for Long-term Care Employees

In a 2017 the Georgia Bureau of Investigation claimed that investigations into elder abuse and adults with disabilities had increased by 145% in the last 5 years. Unfortunately, those living with diminished physical or mental capabilities  in long-term care facilities are often vulnerable to abuse. In the wake of this information Georgia lawmakers recently strengthened regulations governing […]

3 Things to Consider When Planning for Long Term Care

3 Things to Consider When Planning for Long Term Care

When creating a long term care plan for yourself, it’s important to make sure that no detail is overlooked. A well-rounded plan can help direct your family to make smart, sound decisions for your future when you are no longer able to make them for yourself. If you’re not sure where to begin, start by […]

The Comprehensive Legacy Checklist

27 Red Flags in Estate Planning You Can't Afford to Ignore: Get Our Expert Checklist!

Ensure your estate is fully prepared for any eventuality with The Comprehensive Legacy Checklist. This essential tool is designed to help you and your family face the future with confidence, covering all critical areas from asset protection to healthcare decisions. Whether you’re setting up a plan for the first time or updating an existing one, this checklist highlights potential vulnerabilities and ensures nothing is overlooked.