Preparing For Aging

Preparing For Aging We plan for retirement, expecting to enjoy our hobbies in our golden years. But retirement planning is very different than planning for Aging. Most people don’t consider what their care needs will be later in life. Those who are most successful...

Making Things “Easy”

Making Things “Easy” I have the pleasure of working with many people in creating their wills, trusts, and other estate planning documents. One theme: clients typically want their estates “in order”, and easily administered after their death. Here are a few thoughts on...

Medicare Versus Medi-Cal

Medicare Versus Medi-Cal Medicare and Medi-Cal (called Medicaid in other states) are two different government programs which provide healthcare benefits. It is important to understand the difference between them.Medicare is a program administered by the federal...

Advice Column

Advice Column I came across an “advice column” recently in a newspaper. The person seeking advice wrote of a common problem: one spouse understands the need for estate planning, while the other spouse does not. I have taken the idea from the column, and incorporated...