The Elder Law Blog
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.
Will You Make The Best Gift for Your Loved Ones This Year?
With the holidays in full swing are you enjoying your time with your family? Are you finding it hard to believe that in just a few short weeks, it will be 2023? Are you busy doing activities with your family, purchasing last minute gifts and planning end of the...
Do You Need an End of the Year Estate Planning Checklist to Review?
Do you need an end of the year estate planning checklist to review? We have one to share with you.
How Important is it to Address Long-Term Care Needs Early
With your Florida estate plan in place, have you given any thought to or has your Florida estate planning and elder law attorney suggested long-term care planning? Long-term care planning is most effective when addressed early, before it is needed. Long-term care is...
Tips and Guidance As the 2022 Medicare Open Enrollment Period Begins
Ask a senior, do you need any tips or guidance as the 2022 Medicare Annual Open Enrollment Period begins? Be aware that every year on October 15th, Medicare health and drug plans may make changes to costs, coverage, providers, and pharmacies in their networks. It is...
Estate Planning Guidance for a Child with Down Syndrome
As the parent of a child with Down syndrome you most likely wear many hats. These include the roles of caregiver, advocate, decision maker, champion, friend, parent, fiduciary… just to name a few. What happens, however, should a time arise when you are no longer here...
Could Florida Guardianship Be in Your Near Future or Are You Protected?
Have you ever wondered what would happen to you if you were suddenly incapacitated due to an accident, injury or disease? As you get older, what would happen if your ability to properly keep up with all your medications, regular hygiene, or basic finances became...
Tips and Ideas You Can Use Right Now When Caring for a Loved One With Dementia
Are you seeking tips and ideas that you can use right now to care for your loved one? Has your loved one recently been diagnosed with dementia? Are you the primary caregiver for your loved one? Be aware that one of the most challenging aspects of watching your loved...
Can You Find the Right Trustee to Manage a Special Needs Trust?
As you care for your special needs loved one, are you beginning to wonder who would be there for your loved one if you were disabled in an accident or passed away? The future for your special needs loved one without you may be scary but it is a reality that you must think about and begin to plan on how best to proceed.
Why Trusts Could Fail In An Estate Plan
Are you considering whether to add a trust to your estate plan? What is your goal for adding a trust to your estate plan? Are you familiar with what they can do for your estate and thus are considered one of the most useful estate planning tools: They can keep an...
Helpful Technology Tips For The Aging Loved Ones In Your Life
Do you and your family have aging loved ones who are able to still be in their own homes? Are you and your family concerned, though, that your loved ones may not be staying engaged with family and friends? Are you also concerned about their health and safety as they...
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