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Modifying Estate Plans After a Serious Illness

When faced with a serious illness, there are many things that feel out of your control. The sense of fear and helplessness can seem overwhelming. Believe it or not, there are steps you can take to regain a sense of…
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How to Get the Best Healthcare When Incapacitated by COVID-19

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc across the country this year. In Texas, to date, we have seen more than 854,000 cases and 17,000 deaths. We have all heard the horror stories about people entering the hospital, being placed on ventilators, and becoming…
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Alzheimer’s Patient Spoon-Fed Because Directive Wasn’t Specific

In 40 years, Bill Harris built up a lifetime of memories with his wife, Nora, but since she was diagnosed with early onset of Alzheimer’s seven years ago, things have changed. “She doesn't really make words sometimes,” said Harris in…
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Make Certain Your College-Bound Kid Has Packed a Health Care Power of Attorney

You thought you purchased just about everything for your child for college, but don’t forget one more important item: a health care power of attorney or health proxy. When a child turns 18, parents don’t have much authority under federal…
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Saving the Home with Long-Term Health Care Demands

The largest asset most people have is their family home. If a senior is in a situation where his or her long-term care insurance is exhausted and the other assets are used to pay for care, how does one protect…
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