Do You Have the Right Durable Power of Attorney?

What is a Power of Attorney? Sometimes it’s called a Financial Power of Attorney. It’s a document that gives authority to your named Agent to act for you in various situations.  That may be paying your bills, accessing your bank accounts, closing your accounts, or even selling your residence. Have you named a successor Agent? Maybe you named your spouse…  Read More

VIDEO- Sept. 2017 Dementia and Alzheimer’s Public Forum

Back by popular demand, The Free Public Forum part II on Dementia and Alzheimer’s. We invited the experts back to Morgan Hill, CA to speak and answer your questions. These public Forums are very educational. We will continue to bring Dementia and Alzheimer’s awareness to the community. Please find us on Facebook and Google + for more information about future…  Read More

What is Elder Abuse?

California Welfare and Institutions Code 15610.07 WIC — Elder abuse. (a) “Abuse of an elder or a dependent adult” means any of the following: (1) Physical abuse, neglect, abandonment, isolation, abduction, or other treatment with resulting physical harm or pain or mental suffering. (2) The deprivation by a care custodian of goods or services that are necessary to avoid physical…  Read More

VIDEO- March 2017 Dementia and Alzheimer’s Public Forum

March 2017 in Morgan Hill, California, attorney James A. Ward sponsored a free public forum on Dementia and Alzheimer’s. He invited two local experts in the field to speak on the subject; Tiffany Mikles who has over 20 years of experience working with seniors and training care providers; and Dr. Gary Steinke M.D., founder of the San Jose Alzheimer’s Activity…  Read More

Your Legal Name and Your Name on your ID

What’s your name? No, no, I need your legal name? Do you have a valid ID? We frequently have name problems with people, and we frequently have ID problems with seniors. Don’t let this relatively simple issue become a major problem or inconvenience for you or your family. I have had people tell me that the name or spelling on…  Read More

How Will You Pay for Nursing Home Costs?

How can a person pay for nursing home care without depleting all of their assets, or without the state taking their home after they die? Those are critical questions, and the lack of the right information could cost a family more than $1 million. If you’re eligible for Social Security, you probably know it. If you’re eligible for Medicare, you…  Read More

Do you need a Trust or a Will?

Some people are confused by the difference between a Trust and a Will. Which should you have? Which is best for you? If you have a home or other significant assets, you probably want a Trust. If you’re married or have children, you probably want a Trust. A good Trust will protect your assets from going through Probate, and it…  Read More

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