How to Plan for Incapacity

How to Plan for Incapacity

According to the National Institute on Aging, “approximately 85% of older adults have at least one chronic health condition, and 60% have at least two chronic conditions.” Sadly, many people may plan for their assets and their beneficiaries, but they do not plan for...
What Happens to My Pet if I Die?

What Happens to My Pet if I Die?

What Happens to My Pet if I Die? – A Question Many Aging Adults Face Many people wonder what will happen to their pet if they die. This is particularly a problem for aging adults who are single, or whose spouse is incapable of caring for their pet on their own. If you...
Where to Keep Your Estate Planning Documents

Where to Keep Your Estate Planning Documents

Once you’ve created your end-of-life plan, where should you keep your estate planning documents so that they are accessible when you or your family needs them? In Virginia and West Virginia, there is no legally mandated place or way of storing your documents that you...
Estate Planning Vocabulary 101

Estate Planning Vocabulary 101

If you feel confused by estate planning vocabulary, you are not alone! Estate planning documents are full of legal language that is meant to be deciphered by a judge, not by the average person. If you’d like to understand the terminology so that you have a better...
What is a Financial Power of Attorney?

What is a Financial Power of Attorney?

A financial power of attorney is a vital tool to have in place if you want to ensure you and your assets will be cared for in an emergency. But what is a financial power of attorney, and how does it work? Here are answers to some of the most common questions we get...