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The firm of Britton G. Swank, P.A. is dedicated to guiding you in the right direction to help you provide for yourself and your loved ones no matter what the future holds. Browse through our articles related to various Elder Law topics.

Medicare is Not Medicaid

Medicare is Not Medicaid

Do you get confused by Medicare versus Medicaid? While similar in name, these two programs have some very important differences. Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with...

Planning for Long-Term Care Is Positive Self-Care

Planning for Long-Term Care Is Positive Self-Care

Have you heard that September is National Self-Care Awareness Month? The month is intended to act as a reminder that self-care can be essential and should be practiced every day. Taking some time each day to care for yourself can have enormous benefits. Daily...

Five Questions to Ask Your Aging Parents

Five Questions to Ask Your Aging Parents

It may be something that you have been avoiding, but discussing your aging parents’ estate plans with them is a very important task. Did you know that this conversation could help with their protection and future legacy in the event they get sick or in the event of...

Where Should I Keep My Estate Planning Documents?

Where Should I Keep My Estate Planning Documents?

Have you created your estate plan? When did you last update it with your estate planning attorney? As someone who has created an estate plan you know that your estate planning documents are invaluable. For one thing, they ensure your family is taken care of after you...

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