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Legally Protect Your Aging Loved Ones

By Terry Abrams Berger, Esq.
Abrams Berger, P.A.

 
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Without these documents, a guardianship will likely be required. In addition to being costly, guardianships enable the judges – not the family members – to make critical decisions. In addition, guardianship courts hesitate to “gift away” a Ward’s assets for medical planning.

Families should work with trusted legal experts with experience handling elder law issues. Obtaining the right legal documents can eliminate the stress of caring for aging loved ones and give families a priceless asset: peace of mind.

Additional Public Sources for Information:
AARP: www.aarp.org
Elder Care Locator: www.eldercare.gov
Elder Law Answers: www.elderlawanswers.com


Terry Abrams Berger is an attorney who practices elder law with the Florida-based firm of Abrams Berger, PA. She is dedicated to serving the needs of the elderly and their families nationwide. Abrams Berger provides guidance and counseling in the areas of estate planning and guardianship, life care planning, estate and trust administration, Medicaid planning and qualification, asset protection and probate. For more information, call 1 (866) 930-0900 or visit www.abramsberger.com.

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