IL Estate Planning Blog

Tuesday, January 22, 2019


Family Education Caregiver Classes

Each class meets for a single Wednesday, 6:00-7:30 pm, Room T909

Moraine Valley Community College Campus

9000 W. College Parkway - Palos Hills, IL . 60465

$5 registration fee per class


March 20 - Legal and Financial Issues: Caregivers will learn about the legal and financial issues that affect them and the loved one for whom they provide care.  Topics include advanced directives, maximizing employee benefits for the caregiver, budgeting, and the Medicare/Medicaid programs.  Registration code: FM4-403-200


March 27 - Caring for a Loved One with Memory Loss: Emphasizes caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or dementia, as well as how to handle common behaviors associated with the disease such as hoarding, rummaging, safe personal care, and depression among caregivers of loved ones with dementia.
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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

3 Worst Estate Planning Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Long-term care: Early planning pays off

Long-term care: Early planning pays off

It's best to talk about long term care early — before the need for medical or personal care is imminent. Here's help understanding, choosing and financing long term care.

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Long-term care is a term used to describe home and community-based services for adults who need help taking care of themselves.
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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

How Caregivers Handle Stress and Find Support

'It can be isolating': How caregivers handle the stress and find support

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Retirement Suggestions

By Shlomo Benartzi
JUNE 10, 2018

It’s Time to A/B Test Your Financial Life
People often don’t know their true preferences. Trying them out could save you a lot of money.
At the very least, testing our more expensive preferences can provide reassurance that they are really worth the extra money.
At the very least, testing our more expensive preferences can provide reassurance that they are really worth the extra money.

On my last work trip, I learned a valuable lesson about myself while melting chocolate in a saucepan.
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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

How to Baby-Proof or Child-Proof your Home

How to baby-proof or child-proof your home

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

How to Talk With Your Dying Loved One

How to Talk With Your Dying Loved One

Conversations about death are among the most important, and difficult, we may ever have. Too often, we avoid them.


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Wednesday, August 22, 2018



Your DocuBank Card can now hold your medical snapshot....

As a client of our firm, you received a DocuBank Emergency Card when you completed your estate plan.
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