The Risk of Adding Your Children to Bank Accounts

The Risk of Adding Your Children to Bank Accounts

I want to leave my bank accounts for my children when I’m gone. Can’t I just make the children joint owners? That idea sounds better than it actually is. In Louisiana, this will not allow you to avoid court proceedings when you pass. Moreover, you’d put yourself at...
Now More Than Ever Veterans Benefits Planning is Essential

Now More Than Ever Veterans Benefits Planning is Essential

The COVID-19 virus is not going away as many had hoped. And studies have shown it is deadlier for those over the age of 65. Individuals living in senior living communities, such as independent living, assisted living, memory care, and nursing homes have the highest...
Five Facts About Dementia Caregiving in Louisiana

Five Facts About Dementia Caregiving in Louisiana

Dementia, in particular, the prevalence of Alzheimer’s Disease in the American population, is creating difficult caregiving experiences for the family members who are primarily responsible for providing care. Even though you understand your loved one’s...
What an Elder Law Attorneys Do For You or a Loved One

What an Elder Law Attorneys Do For You or a Loved One

According to the US Census Bureau, more than 51 million Americans are currently aged 65 or older, and the number is steadily increasing while medical and technological advancements are allowing seniors to live longer and better lives than ever before. The expanding...
The Unfortunate Increase of Elder Abuse During the Pandemic

The Unfortunate Increase of Elder Abuse During the Pandemic

Whether at home or in a long-term care facility, America’s elderly are facing increasing incidents of mistreatment and abuse as social isolation during the pandemic creates more vulnerabilities. Stay-at-home guidelines isolate seniors from the systems that can...