Have you protected yourself and your family?

Unfortunately it’s no surprise to me that 64 percent of boomers — those born between 1946 and 1964 — say they don’t have a...

Older Folks Should Be Allowed to Have a Say in Their Health Treatment

Older Folks Should Be Allowed to Have a Say in Their Health Treatment Yale University researchers have determined that older people do indeed have...

Let Suzan D. Herskowitz help you with Wills, Trusts and Probate.

You do not have to be rich or young to have an estate. Estate is a legal term used to describe what you own. Estate planning is for individuals of any age and of any means. It is the means by which you evaluate your wealth and determine how to preserve it for yourself as you grow older and then for your family after you have died. You can review your will or trust over the years and make changes when necessary. A number of estate planning vehicles are available to facilitate your needs and goals.

People are living longer and should know about Elder Law.

People are living longer. The 2000 census reports that the number of persons 65 years of age and over is expected to double by the year 2030 and the fastest growing segment of the population today consists of people who are 85 years of age and older. AARP has completed several studies on the aging population and states that “About one in every eight, or 12.4 percent, of the population is an older American and that persons reaching age 65 have an average life expectancy of an additional 18.5 years.”