Monthly Archives: September 2013

Good news and bad in the elderly world

Just this week alone, the newspapers revealed two stories. One story was opposite the other in that it was positive while the other was negative – or sad, whatever way you look at it. The positive story revealed two hundred-year-old … Continue reading

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A little tip about toenail fungus

Almost all elders have the same issue with their feet, toenail fungus. This is not dangerous, but at times it is uncomfortable because the nails thicken, they are difficult to cut and break off easier than they are cut. It … Continue reading

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Pet information sheets

Pet information sheets can be utilized for long-term pet planning and Pet Trusts, too. The Sheets can help to establish guidelines in the trust. A rationale will have to be established for the allocation of funds set aside for the … Continue reading

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Pet trusts

Pet owners that set up pet trusts ensure that their pet is taken care of after their death. In the instance of a pet trust, a trustee is assigned by the pet owner, prior to their death, that makes distributions … Continue reading

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Long-Term estate planning for pets

Once an elderly pet owner has made short-term arrangements for their pet, has written the explicit arrangements down and discussed them thoroughly with a caregiver, child, friend or neighbor, it is time for them to consider notating long-term estate plans … Continue reading

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Short-Term estate planning for pets

One thing that slips people’s minds are providing for the day-to-day care of their pet should an emergency arise. No matter what happens, a pet still needs to eat, drink and be able to go to the bathroom in an … Continue reading

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Estate planning and pets

There are many seniors that have no family – or very little family left – to leave their estate to. Even if there is an abundance of family, many seniors want to ensure the welfare of their pets should they … Continue reading

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