June 2020

What is a Qualified Income Trust?

What is a Qualified Income Trust? Attorney and Partner Chris Johnson explains the basics of this important tool in the Medicaid planning process.

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Racism: A Ticking Time Bomb in Dementia Care?

There’s more emphasis than ever these days on confronting—and rooting out—racism in the community. But what happens when racism and dementia intersect in an elderly loved one? This article offers some insight.

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Durable Power of Attorney and Bank Disapproval

If your Durable Power of Attorney is rejected by the bank, what are your options? Certified Elder Law Attorney and Partner Barbara McGinnis explains.

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COVID-19 and the Tennessee REAL ID

If you were stressing out about getting a REAL ID for yourself or an elderly loved one, you can relax. The COVID-19 situation has pushed back the enforcement deadline until October 2021. This article explains more about the effect of the pandemic on this new ID card program.

 

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When to Find Care Outside the Home

How can you tell when it's time to move your loved one to a care facility outside the home? Elder Care Coordinator Debra King explains the signs and lays out a few options.

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Caregiving Tip #5: Don't Forget to Take Care of Yourself

When you're looking after an elderly loved one, self-care isn't a luxury, it's a necessity. In this installment of Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law's Caregiving Tips Series, Attorney and Partner Chris Johnson explains the importance of caring for yourself.

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Your COVID-19 Estate Planning Checklist

Instead of watching the news and worrying about the future, why not take positive steps to improve it? This article offers a few tips.

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The Dangers of Dying Without a Will

If you die without a will, what could happen? Certified Elder Law Attorney and Partner Tim Takacs explains the risks.

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Caregiving Tip #4: Have a Plan B

In a pandemic, things can change quickly. In this installment of the Caregiving Tips Series, Certified Elder Law Attorney and Partner Tim Takacs explains the importance of having a backup plan.

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What's the State of Caregiving in America?

Have you seen the Caregiving in the U.S. 2020 report? It's well worth the read. 

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Can You Scan Estate Planning Documents Without a Scanner?

If you're asked to scan documents and you don't have a scanner, what can you do? Help is closer than you think. Attorney and Partner Chris Johnson explains.

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