Welcome to Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law News Hour

Takacs McGinnis Elder Care News Hour explores the many issues that can arise due to aging, chronic conditions, disability, and unexpected illness.

The show airs Fridays at 9 am on Nashville Newschannel 5+. 

Click on the link to each episode to watch the full episode and to view the resources and information mentioned during the show.

April 14, 2017: Advance Care Planning and End-of-Life Decision-Making

In this episode, Tim and Barbara spoke to six guests with direct experience with this complicated and often misunderstood subject, including a family practice/hospice physician, social workers, hospice providers, nurses, and spiritual leaders. MORE

May 12, 2017: Aging in the Community

Aging raises a complicated set of issues—for those getting older, for family members who will eventually be called up on to look after elderly loved ones, and for the community at large and the way it may (or may not) be organized to meet the needs of older adults. Tim and Barbara were joined by several guests whose work impacts the experience of aging in our community, including a physician, a government official, and the director of a non-profit that serves the elderly. MORE

June 9, 2017: Retirement: Are You Kidding Me?

How do you get ready for retirement? What's involved? Tim and Barbara were joined by guests with subject matter expertise in the areas of financial planning, long-term care insurance, special needs trusts, and the ethical considerations of retirement. MORE

July 14, 2017: Getting Your Ducks in a Row: Estate Planning, Taxes & Trusts 

Tim and Barbara explore what it means to get your ducks in a row when it comes to estate planning. Guests who are knowledgable in the areas of estate planning, financial planning, taxes, and trusts weighed in on what's needed to plan in traditional situations and in a number of special circumstances.  MORE

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