You don't want to live in a nursing home

You don’t Want to Live in a Nursing Home? Then Plan Ahead!

By Miles Hurley | September 12, 2023

As we age, most of us don’t envision ourselves living in a nursing home during the last chapter of our lives. We assume we will be healthy until our final moments or will have family care for us or hire caregivers in our home. We often think of our home as the place where we…

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long-term care insurance

Should I buy long-term care insurance?

By Miles Hurley | August 29, 2023

During our many presentations throughout the year long-term care insurance (LTCI) is one of the most popular topics our attendees ask questions about. It might be hard to imagine now, but chances are you’ll need some help taking care of yourself later in life. The big question is: How will you pay for care? Buying…

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Digital Estate

Digital Estate

By Miles Hurley | November 1, 2022

We don’t want to end National Estate Planning Awareness month without addressing the popular and often misunderstood topic of a Digital Estate. What exactly is a Digital Estate?  What does it mean, and how can you protect yours? We live in an increasingly digital world. Technology is ingrained in our day-to-day lives, so much so…

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Veteran's aid and attendance

Unlocking the Hidden Veterans Benefit

By Miles Hurley | June 7, 2022

“I am a veteran. How can the VA help me?” This is a popular question we receive daily. As veterans age their need for care often increases. Among their concerns, many think they must have been wounded or disabled while serving to receive help from the VA or they must be served at a VA…

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Asset protection planning

Asset protection planning

By Miles Hurley | February 22, 2022

When my Hurley Elder Care Law attorney recommends “asset protection” what does that really mean? Simply put, asset protection planning involves a comprehensive review of your current financial situation, your goals, your likely future needs, and your social support system. This thorough review leads our attorneys to an asset protection plan that will help you…

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The Sandwich Generation

The Sandwich Generation

By Miles Hurley | June 29, 2021

The Sandwich Generation is defined as a generation of people, typically in their thirties or forties, responsible for raising their own children AND for the care of their aging parents.  According to National Alliance for Caregiving, 9.3-million Americans are part of the “Sandwich Generation,” who are caregiving during their peak career years. The challenge of navigating life in…

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Last Will and Testament

A Last Will and Testament – Why should I have a Will?

By Miles Hurley | November 19, 2020
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new aging family

The New Aging Family: Planning for the future

By Miles Hurley | October 13, 2020

The new aging family looks significantly different than it did at the height of the baby boom. There are fewer and fewer nuclear “traditional” families with a husband, wife, son, and daughter.  Now, more families look like the Brady Bunch or the Pritchetts from Modern Family, or even resemble the movie “Yours, Mine, and Ours”. …

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Searching for Nursing Home Care

Aging alone: Make a plan for care

By Miles Hurley | October 6, 2020

Today, seniors are living longer often with complex medical issues and a disjointed family support structure.  During the month of October, we will look at aging for the 21st century “modern” family and explore the unique issues today’s seniors are facing. According to the US Census Bureau, one in five adults age 65-74 live alone…

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New Year’s Resolution: Finally creating a will and powers of attorney!

By Miles Hurley | January 2, 2020

Let’s make this the year you finally tackle some of those tasks that you’ve been putting off. At the top of your New Year’s resolution list should be your estate plan.   Most adults put off estate planning for several reasons: 1) It seems overwhelming and confusing; 2) It seems terribly complicated and expensive; 3)…

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