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By Pia Perfetto on November 7, 2018

According to the New York State Coalition on Elder Abuse, America’s elder population is growing exponentially.  In fact, adults who are 85 years and older are the fastest growing population segment in the United States.  As these numbers grow, more adults are placed in nursing care facilities.  The data show that as people live longer, vulnerability is amplified, creating a greater potential for mistreatment of our country’s oldest demographic.

February 9, 2018

Life is unpredictable and bad things happen. If you were to suddenly become incapacitated or hospitalized today, would your loved ones know where to find your important information or know how to handle your affairs?  The solution for preparing for these unpredictable moments is the creation of a Just-In-Case list, also known as a letter of instruction. This list is created by you to help your loved ones navigate your personal records and financial information. This checklist will get you thinking about organizing your information to save your family an enormous amount of time and effort and take out any guessing about your wishes. 

By HoganWillig on January 4, 2018

Plan for the future of your estate and assets. An estate planning attorney can guide you through the process of reducing or eliminating estate taxes and navigate you through the ramifications of the new tax law.

By Diane Tiveron on June 16, 2017

LegalEasy Episode #9: Elder Abuse Signs and Warnings


January 18, 2017

A recent study out of the University of Alabama identified key warning signs that signal that aging adults are suffering from a decline in financial decision-making abilities. Researchers found that early warning signs that may be present include:

August 3, 2016

When she was more than 100 years old, onetime New York socialite Brooke Astor became America’s most famous case of financial elder abuse. Her son, Anthony Marshall, was convicted of stealing tens of millions of dollars of her assets.

July 28, 2016

Linda S. Grear sits down with Diane Tiveron and discusses the importance of choosing a healthcare agent.

March 21, 2016

There are several financial moves that investors should be making in the years before they leave work that might result in an easier time preserving savings, reducing tax bills, and overall being providers for loved ones and heirs. Financial advisers reporting for The Wall Street Journal have proposed that investors nearing retirement should consider the following four tips:

May 23, 2015

Sadly, it is all too common that elderly persons fall victim to abuse. Whether it is physical, emotional, or financial abuse, the vulnerability of older individuals makes them easy targets for such ill-treatment. Financial abuse is a difficult type of abuse to recognize and can be easily overlooked because there are not always blatant signs of it.

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