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December 11, 2017

Seasonal Changes and Alzheimer’s Disease

With the change in weather and the holiday season upon us, schedules get busier and stress levels increase.  We all seem to need more time in the day, but individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are often the most affected. If you notice marked changes in a loved one’s behavior this […]
November 21, 2017

The Ohio Homestead Tax Exemption

Are you 65 or older?  Are you under 65 and disabled?  If so, you may be eligible to receive the homestead exemption to reduce your property taxes. The homestead exemption applies to owner-occupied residences for individuals 65 or older, or under 65 and disabled whose adjusted gross income is less than $31,800. If you qualify […]
October 23, 2017

Don’t (Un)Intentionally Disinherit Yourself: The Effect of Withholding a Will

When someone dies with assets in his or her estate, the estate must be probated in the county in which the person resided at the time of death. When the estate is probated, the individual named as Executor in the Will submits the will to the probate court and asks for the will to be […]
October 13, 2017

Scams target the elderly

Halloween isn’t the only time for tricks. Scams are everywhere.  It seems like every day, there’s a warning about a new scam.  Scams have become a part of “normal” life – credit card scams, phone scams, email scams. With scams being so widespread and reaching so many people, it is important to protect not only […]