New Year’s Resolution 2: The Coma/Dementia Risk

Much of the asset-protection planning I do involves what happens when someone dies.  For example, you create a last will and testament.  But a lot of bad things can happen to us before we die.   You might be in a car accident and lose your mental faculties.  Or develop mental conditions like dementia . . . → Read More: New Year’s Resolution 2: The Coma/Dementia Risk

Holidays are chance to give the gift of the "conversation"

This holiday, take time with your family to give them the gift of peace of mind

As families gather together for the upcoming holidays and consider what to give each other, one invaluable gift is often overlooked.   It is a loving and open conversation about the future, in which family members discuss sensitive . . . → Read More: Holidays are chance to give the gift of “conversation”

Living Wills and MOLSTs = Dying with Dignity

The following is a reprint of a recent column written by Rob Deschene published in the September 7 Sunday edition of The Sun Chronicle:

Advances in modern medicine make it possible to keep patients with terminal or life-threatening illnesses alive through a medical crisis, even though without such extraordinary intervention, they would not survive.

Common . . . → Read More: Living Wills and MOLSTs = Dying with Dignity