Aug 30, 2013
Nearly 1 in 2 Seniors Will Become Incapacitated Before They Die… Are You Willing to Gamble Your Life Savings on a 50/50 Shot in the Dark? Fortunately, there are legal, ethical ways to plan for retirement, protect your family, and gain peace of mind. Do you have a fear of outliving your life savings? It’s […]
Mar 16, 2013
By Rick Law Elder Care Attorney in the Western suburbs of Chicago, IL When planning for the unexpected, long-term care insurance should not be overlooked. This type of protection should be considered not only for its ability to pay for care services, but more so to protect and preserve assets. Long-term care insurance protects assets, […]
Jan 29, 2013
I am a nonstop student of investing and investments. Almost every day I read both the Wall Street Journal and Investor’s Business Daily. I’m also a fan of Porter Stansberry, Dr. Steven Sjuggerud, Dr. David Eifrig Jr. and their investment newsletters. I regularly check the interplay of various currencies compared to the U.S. dollar. It […]
Apr 30, 2010
He is 80 years old but looks like mid-60s. When I told him that, he remarked, “Thanks, but the old noodle is giving out. Doctor says I’ve got dementia.” His wife nodded in vigorous affirmation. She added, “He goes to the store with a list, but always messes it up.” She was not trying to […]
Oct 01, 2009
A number of times I have had clients tell me that they love their adult children, but they have a child who has chosen a destructive lifestyle. Sometimes it’s a mental health issue, or sometimes it’s just a matter of making very bad choices. These parents do not want to abandon any of their children—but […]
Feb 19, 2009
Many seniors are panicking and making big mistakes in dealing with investment losses. In today’s blog we’ll tell you how to avoid falling into this trap.
Nov 24, 2008
It is no secret that senior citizens are the wealthiest segment of the U.S. population. Much has been written and said about the trillions of dollars that will ‘change generational hands’ as the current seniors pass their wealth to their children/grandchildren. Unfortunately, seniors have to contend with a dirty little secret that was put in […]
Nov 14, 2008
What do you do if you’re an elderly parent still caring for a disabled child who can’t care for him or herself? Last week I wrote about “empty nesters” who have never really had an empty nest. These are parents of children with disabilities such as autism, cerebral palsy, hearing loss, mental retardation, vision impairment, […]
Oct 31, 2008
Recently, the child of one of my clients told me about a wedding her parents had attended. The wedding was that of a giddy-in-love senior citizen couple. The groom was 82, the bride 87; both living at the same long-term care facility. The bride was heard to gush, “I wanted to marry a younger man this […]
“Everyone in the office was absolutely wonderful to work with whether on the initial set-up of the trust, adjustment to such following my father’s passing, or processing of his home sale and proceeds.
They genuinely care for your family’s well-being and walk you through each step of the process. They are also exceptionally responsive even when parties involved live in different locations.
This is a definitely a team you can trust and one I highly recommend.”
W.W., Client of Law Hesselbaum