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At Takacs McGinnis, take our commitment to community education seriously. The firm offers hundreds of resources that are free for the taking, including podcasts, articles, videos, links, and more, all designed to help you understand what is happening (or will soon be happening) during a loved one's (or your own) elder care journey.
Did you know that Takacs McGinnis also offers free downloads? These nine downloadable documents are filled with helpful information. Here’s what you’ll find on the Free Downloads page of the Takacs McGinnis website.
Creative Ideas for Holiday Togetherness
Wondering how to connect over the holidays when circumstances keep you apart? This free download offers 10 creative ideas for holiday togetherness when you can't be together.
Is My Loved One Safe at Home?
Are you concerned that elderly relatives aren't doing so well living on their own, despite what they tell you? This free download offers eight things you can do to get to the truth of what's really going on.
Post-Mortem Checklist for Families
When a loved one dies, what needs to be done? This checklist gives you a simple guide. You'll find a comprehensive list of the most common actions that need to be taken after someone dies, including whom to notify and where you might benefit from an attorney's help.
Elder Law Quick Facts
Knowledge is power, especially when it comes to caring for an elderly loved one. This document contains the most recent (2021) Medicaid, Medicare, and VA Aid and Attendance information.
Develop a Care Plan
Developing a care plan, a document that summarizes a person’s health conditions and current treatments, is a vital step for all older adults, but it is even more critical during a pandemic when people are at higher risk of becoming critically ill. Do you have a care plan for your elderly loved one? If not, this free template makes it easy to create one.
Where Are My Important Papers?
Do you know where to find important documents such as Advance Directives, Powers of Attorney, birth certificates, and bank account information? Could you find these documents quickly in an emergency? If not, now is the time to get organized. This free checklist will help you get started.
Estate Planning Checklist
Is your family protected? Download this free checklist to help create a sound estate plan.
Do You Know My Wishes?
This simple booklet helps you reflect on your values, wishes, and healthcare preferences, and share those decisions with loved ones.
Mr. Trust Comic Book
Do you understand how trusts work? This simple booklet explains.
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