If your loved one has died in New York, with a valid will, trust or estate plan there, but you live in another state, you may be uncertain if you can, or if you want to, serve as executor, administrator or trustee from another part of the country. To answer the first question, New York […]Read More Can You Be the Executor of an Estate in New York if You Don’t Live in the State?
Author: Bonnie Lawston: NY Estate & Probate Litigator Stephen Sternbach: Star Multi Care: Home Health Care According to a study conducted at the Ohio State University, there are more than 33,000 home health care providers in the United States, offering assistance to approximately 12 million people. Nearly 70% of the home health care patients are […]Read More Home Health Care in Demand
As our population ages, and more and more people require regular medical care, the demand for home health care services continues to rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 1.5 million people were receiving home health care services in 2007, with an average of 315 days of care. Home health […]Read More Legal Documents to Consider When You Seek In-Home Health Care
Author: Law Office Bonnie Lawston: Bonnie Lawston New York and Long Island Estate Attorney When your loved one begins to show signs of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, your focus tends to be on medical issues—the kinds of treatment that may be available, the effectiveness of different medications. However, there are steps that you need to […]Read More Protecting Your Legal Rights When Confronting Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s disease is a growing problem today that burdens loved ones and their families. The U.S. government website, alzheimers.gov reports that over five million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s is most prevalent among the elderly, but is not a normal part of aging. Diagnosis requires testing by qualified professionals. We cannot predict […]Read More What Can You Do about the Adverse Effects of Alzheimer’s?
Author: Bonnie Lawston “New York Estate Probate Attorney” Minimizing Stress in Your Golden Years Steps You Can Take to Increase Your Peace of Mind As you reach your golden years, among the most important concerns you will likely have are: (1) how can I make certain that as much of my estate as possible goes […]Read More Protecting Your Assets and Estate as You Age