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How to Protect your Home from Care Costs

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The Home Protection Trust The numbers are terrifying. If you are 65 or older there is a 70% chance that you will need long term care at some time during your remaining life. By “long term care” I mean the kinds of help people need if they have a prolonged physical illness, disability or cognitive […]

Employee Spotlight: Jo Steadman

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If you ever place a call to Marshall, Parker & Weber, more than likely the first voice you will hear is Jo Steadman.  Jo has been part of the MPW family since 2003 and currently serves the firm as an Administrative Assistant.  Jo processes all incoming calls, is one of the firm’s notary publics, assists […]

Family Caregiving: Sink or Swim

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May is the time when homeowners who are fortunate enough to have a pool decide to open it for the season. A week ago, I was preparing to open for the season and realized pool maintenance is analogous to caring for a family member with dementia. There are really three phases of pool maintenance that […]

Americans “Unwilling” to Discuss Wills

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Do you know if your parents have estate planning documents? And if so, are you aware of the whereabouts of the documents? A March 2015 survey of American adult children completed by Princeton Survey Research Associations International looked for the answers to these and similar estate planning questions. The survey indicates what elder law attorneys […]