December 2017

What's Your New Year's Resolution?

Along with the traditional promises to lose weight and get in shape, why not resolve to complete an advance directive and to tell your loved ones about the kind of care you want to receive when you're no longer able to make those decisions yourself? This article tells the story of a Takacs McGinnis client who did just that. 

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25th Anniversary Reflections: Joining Takacs McGinnis

Legal Assistant Chelle Guidry talks about what she discovered about the heart and soul Takacs McGinnis employees bring to their work.

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Self-Compassion: The Caregiver’s Secret Weapon

As the holiday season reaches its zenith, many caregivers are burning the candle at both ends. Looking after elderly loved ones. Going to work every day. Buying gifts. Planning holiday celebrations. Tending to their own families. And trying to do it all perfectly. Here's a timely reminder about the importance of self-compassion. 

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Special Needs Trusts FAQs

Could a Special Needs Trust be right for your situation? Certified Elder Law Attorney Barbara Boone McGinnis answers frequently-asked questions about Special Needs Trusts.

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Can Hospital Delirium Be Prevented?

If you're caring for an elderly loved one, hospital delirium is something you should know about. What is this condition? Why does it happen? Is there anything you can do to prevent it? This article explains the basics.

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25th Anniversary Reflections: Looking Ahead

What's ahead for Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law? Elder Care Coordinator Debra King shares her thoughts.

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Older Adults: A Secret Suicide Risk?

Could an elderly loved one in your life be a suicide risk? The statistics suggest yes.

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Tech Tools to Help Seniors Stay Healthy, Safe and Connected

If you're caring for an elderly loved one, technology can be your ally. Learn how technology tools can make life easier for older adults and those who love and care for them. 

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25th Anniversary Reflections: Elder Law vs Elder Care Law

The terms "elder law" and "elder care law" are often used interchangeably. Is there a difference? Certified Elder Law Attorney Barbara Boone McGinnis explains.

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