The population of older Americans (age 65 and older) has reached historic highs in recent years as the Baby Boomer generation enters their retirement years. Moreover, experts tell us that the increase in the older population will continue in the years to come. Sadly, with the increase in the number of seniors has come a [ ] The post Elder Law Attorneys Offer Tips to Prevent Elder Abuse appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
As a grandparent, there is likely not much you wouldn’t do to help a grandchild. Sadly, there are scam artists out there who use that fact to prey – with much success on the elderly in what has come to be known as the “Granny Scam.” In an effort to help prevent you from [ ] The post Vero Beach Elder Law Attorneys Explain the Granny Scam appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
As the elderly population in the United States continues to grow at an unprecedented rate, the need for caregivers for the elderly has also experienced a corresponding increase. Oftentimes, family members or close friends offer to provide care to an elderly individual without expecting payment for that care. If you are one of those caregivers, [ ] The post Elder Law Attorneys Offers Tips for Caregivers appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
The average life expectancy of someone living in the United States has nearly doubled since the turn of the 20th century. Today, we can expect our parents and grandparents to live well into their 80s and beyond. While this means we can enjoy our older loved ones for much longer, it also increases the odds [ ] The post Port St. Lucie Elder Law Attorneys Explain Guardianship appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
If you have an estate plan in place, you are doing better than the majority of Americans. Surveys tell us that over half of all Americans have yet to create an estate plan, despite understanding the importance of having one in place. Creating your initial estate plan is only step one though. Reviewing and revising [ ] The post Vero Beach Elder Law Attorneys Urge Seniors to Update Estate Plans appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
If you have a parent, or other loved one, who is enjoying their “Golden Years,” it is in their best interest for you to learn more about the growing problem of elder abuse in the United States. Sadly, as the nation’s older population continues to explode, the rate at which elder abuse occurs appears to [ ] The post Port St. Lucie Elder Law Attorneys Offer Tips to Prevent Elder Abuse appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
Sadly, not everyone respects and honors their elders in the United States – or in most other countries for that matter. In fact, some unscrupulous criminals actually target older individuals because they tend to be more vulnerable and are easier to victimize. Whether you are a senior yourself, or the loved one of an older [ ] The post Port St. Lucie Elder Law Attorneys Offer Tips to Avoid Becoming the Victim of Scammers appeared first on Kulas Law Group.