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Check out the Takacs McGinnis Learning Corner

When you're caring for an elderly loved one, you don't know what you don't know. At Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law, we want you to make sound decisions about the personal, financial, and legal well-being of older relatives. That's why we created the Learning Corner on our website. It's a place you can go to find videos that answer dozens of questions about caregiving, estate planning, Medicare, VA benefits, Alzheimer's care, dementia, aging in the home, choosing a long-term care facility, end-of-life decision making, and much more. About a dozen new videos were added so check it out!

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How to Talk to Loved Ones About Their Illness

Talking to a loved one about his or her illness is rarely easy. Guest blogger Rosanne Burke shares some tips to help you make the most of these delicate conversations. 

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Pro-Tip Tuesday: Pet Trusts

Is it possible to make provisions for the care of your pets if you become incapacitated or die? Certified Elder Law Attorney Barbara Boone McGinnis talks about things to consider if you want to create a pet trust.

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What Does Independence Day Mean to You?

How difficult was it for the fledgling United States to gain our freedom 242 years ago? It wasn't easy. While you're hosting that barbecue, sipping those beers, reminiscing with elderly loved ones about holidays past, or setting off those fireworks, take a moment to reflect on what we're celebrating. Here are some thoughts from a few famous thinkers to get you started. 

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Helping Your Parents Downsize

If your elderly parents have decided to move to a smaller home, how can you best support them during the transition? This article offers some tips. 

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