The Benefits of Assisted Living

According to data from the National Center for Health Statistics, there are about 28,900 residential care communities servicing the aging American population. These communities aid the elderly who find it challenging to perform daily activities, such as meal preparation and eating, bathing,...

Wisdom From a Friend With Dementia

This post originally appeared on the Ageucate Blog November 4, 2019.Dementia hit close to home for me recently. It had probably been six or so years since I had last seen a friend and former co-worker. He had fallen out of sight, and now I know why. I learned of his whereabouts and paid him a...

Tips from the Bubble Wrap Trenches

When people learn about my business as a senior move manager, they often respond by sharing how stressful and overwhelming they find the move process. One of the biggest sources of strain that accompanies a move or even just an effort to declutter a home is not being able to approach the task with...

Should I Put My House in a Revocable Living Trust?

It’s a common question and one that many people really don’t know the answer to. What are the benefits of putting a house into a trust? Are there any restrictions once it’s in there? How does a trust work? In Illinois, if a person dies with or without a Last Will and Testament (“Will”), and the...

Wills and Trusts – Core Estate Planning Documents that Everyone Should Have (part 2)

A very common theme in our office is when a prospective client calls and says, “I need a Will,” or “I need a trust.” When we ask why one of those is what they need, they typically respond by telling us that someone they know told them (friend, family member, advisor, etc.) or it’s what they’re...

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The Benefits of Assisted Living

The Benefits of Assisted Living

According to data from the National Center for Health Statistics, there are about 28,900 residential care communities servicing the aging American population. These communities aid the elderly who find it challenging to perform daily activities, such as meal...

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