Who should be executor of your estate? Most people name their spouse or a child. Who you should name depends on what your executor must do. Read more for some of the duties of an executor that will help you decide on who to choose.
Although no one wants to go to a nursing home, 72% of us will need long-term care, 48% of us in a nursing home. Many people mistakenly assume that Medicare will cover this (It won’t) or that they can rely on Medicaid. Why should you not rely on Medicaid for long-term care?
Are you more at risk for illness after you are discharged from the hospital? As anyone who has been hospitalized can tell you, a hospital is not a restful place. The stress and disruptions of hospitalization may accompany you home. What is post-hospitalization syndrome and how can you avoid it?
As many people with disabilities know, people who are disabled before age 26 qualify to establish an ABLE Account. Many wonder who can contribute to a TEXAS Able account? Can the disabled person contribute to their own? When funds are distributed, what can they be used for? Read more here about Texas ABLE accounts.
We are often flummoxed when we are asked to complete an Advance Directive to Physicians or a Statement of Intent for End of Life or to write a letter of our wishes to attach to a Medical Power of Attorney. What do I want? In what circumstances? What would it mean? At what age and in what circumstances? These questions are important when considering the survival rate after intubation for the elderly.