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Senior is Unable to Sign a POA
Jun29

Senior is Unable to Sign a POA

Growing older lends itself to many changes, of course both physically and mentally, but also in terms of one’s legal responsibilities or obligations. With all that comes along with aging health, preparing things like a Power of Attorney (POA) should be accomplished before they are actually needed. Although we hope that the day never comes, there may be a point when you or your senior is unable to sign a POA. If you find yourself in...

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Power of Attorney Misconceptions
Mar21

Power of Attorney Misconceptions

As we grow older, a power of attorney is an important thing to consider. While we might think we’ll be able to make our own decisions about our health and well-being as we age, that might not always be the case. In many cases, a power of attorney is put in place if someone can no longer make decisions for themselves. The power of attorney then holds the responsibility of making the majority of the decisions regarding a person’s...

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Misconceptions About Power of Attorney and Guardianship
Dec29

Misconceptions About Power of Attorney and Guardianship

As you or your loved one gets older, it’s important to think about power of attorney and guardianship. These two documents can be very important in the long run and can save a lot of time, money, and most importantly, stress. As we grow older, we might not be able to make our own decisions, so it’s important to have a power of attorney or guardian to speak on our behalf. While this process can be confusing if you’re not familiar with...

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Limitations of a Power of Attorney
Dec28

Limitations of a Power of Attorney

A power of attorney is a document that allows you to choose someone to make decisions on your behalf. Many seniors understand the benefits that a power of attorney (POA) provides for them. If a senior becomes mentally incapacitated, they would not be able to make very important decisions for themselves. However, there are limitations of a power of attorney that every senior should be aware of before creating this document. What Does a...

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