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Prop 19 Would Cost Grieving Families Thousands in New Property Taxes

November is election season, and with all the rancor and intensity of the presidential contest, Californians may be at risk of overlooking a significant ballot proposal that could cost grieving families thousands of dollars in new property taxes. Have you heard about Proposition 19? It could have a serious impact, particularly on grieving families. If [...]

October 13th, 2020|

A Guide to Estate Planning for Someone with Dementia

Did you know that, every 3 seconds, someone in the world is diagnosed with dementia? World Alzheimer’s Day, an international campaign to raise dementia awareness and challenge stigma, is September 21. Dementia is a collective name for progressive degenerative brain syndromes, including Alzheimer’s, which affect memory, thinking, behavior, and emotion.  It can be critical that [...]

September 2nd, 2020|

How to Know When it is Time to Transition to Assisted Living

For years, you and your spouse may have lived the American dream. You worked hard, bought a starter home, and, eventually, upgraded to your forever home. You raised your kids and enjoyed being empty nesters once they were finally out on their own. Retirement has been fantastic, but aging does have its impacts. Has the [...]

August 3rd, 2020|

Three Questions to Ask Your Aging Parents

As our parents age, oftentimes the need will come up to have some tough conversations with them about planning for the future. Have you considered discussing estate plans with your aging parents? It may be best to try and approach these matters delicately, but it may also be important that serious issues are discussed as [...]

July 8th, 2020|

What to Do After Receiving a Positive Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

A positive Alzheimer’s Disease diagnosis is a life-changing event for patients and their loved ones. There is no known cure for Alzheimer’s and symptoms steadily progress from forgetfulness and confusion to an inability to have conversations and respond to surroundings. It is a painful process that impacts millions of seniors and their families, but mitigating [...]

June 2nd, 2020|