How Dementia Affects Estate Planning

For many people–myself included–one of the most frightening things about aging is the possibility of developing dementia. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, roughly 5.3 million Americans had Alzheimer’s disease in 2015–a number that is expected to increase to some 7.1 million in the next 10 years. Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia, a … Read more

Talking to Your Spouse About Estate Planning

I see a lot of married couples in my practice, and I’ve noticed that usually one of the spouses is more interested in the process than the other. That’s okay–I don’t expect both spouses to be fascinated by estate planning–but I think that the process works best when both spouses participate. If you’re interested in … Read more