Category: Seniors and Financial Issues

Elder Law Birmingham, Al: American Heart Month

American Heart Month: Make Sure Your Dad’s Affairs Are In Order

American Heart Month takes place each February to raise awareness of the severity of heart disease in the U.S.

Questions You Need to Ask If Your Parents Are Running Out of Money

When money is running out, it’s important to ask your parents these questions. Have this conversation as early as you can, as Medicaid applications take time and can be stressful. 

Why It’s Important to Have a Lawyer Draft Your Mom’s POAs

A power of attorney (POA) is an important legal form that allows someone else to make medical or financial decisions.

Three Things Families May Not Realize About Dementia Care

Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia. It’s one that often catches families off-guard with just how difficult it can be to ensure quality care for their parents.

Three Examples Where a Medical Power of Attorney Helped Out

An advance directive or medical power of attorney provides a person with the legal authority to manage another person’s health care matters.

You’ve Heard People Talk About a Lady Bird Deed, so What is It?

Lady Bird deeds are an enhanced life estate deed that’s only available in a handful of states.