August is Medical Alert Awareness Month

August is Medical Alert Awareness Month

Reading Time: 2 minutesMedical alert systems connect people with help in the event of a fall or other emergency. Medical alert devices are available as at-home systems or on-the-go wearables, monitored or unmonitored, and traditional or specialized. Some systems...
Survivors Benefits for Same-Sex Partners

Survivors Benefits for Same-Sex Partners

Reading Time: < 1 minuteWere you in a same-sex relationship with a partner who passed away? If so, you may qualify for Social Security survivors’ benefits based on your partner’s earnings record. You may qualify for survivors’ benefits if you meet any...
Texas Guide to Disposition of Remains

Texas Guide to Disposition of Remains

Reading Time: 3 minutesBy appointing an Agent to Control Disposition of Remains, you give a friend or family member the authority to make decisions about what happens to your body when you die. This post will help you complete an Appointment of Agent to Control...
Legal Forms and Finding an Elder Law Attorney

Legal Forms and Finding an Elder Law Attorney

Reading Time: 5 minutesLegal decisions and completed legal forms not only protect the person you care for, but they also protect you, the family caregiver. Legal documents provide guidance from an older adult about medical care they would like to receive and...