Caring for Mom from Far Away

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My mother in law fell recently. A fall can be a devastating event for an older adult. One out of five falls causes a serious injury such as broken bones or a head injury. Each year, 2.5 million older people are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries. A widow, my mother in law (who […]

The Duties of an Executor

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You’ve been named as a Personal Representative (commonly known as an Executor or Administrator) to administer the estate of someone who died.  What do you do and where do you start? This article is intended to give you a brief overview of your responsibilities. Initially, you need to file a petition for the probate of the […]

Driving Troubles?

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At some point in our lives, it is almost inevitable that we will experience some level of stress when it comes to our parents’ driving abilities as they age. I won’t say that mine aren’t questioned every day by my husband right now, but I’m talking about when you start to question whether or not […]