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Why You and Your Loved Ones Need a Mental Health Care Power of Attorney

Posted on: February 28th, 2018 by Sheryl Keeme   Estate Planning  |  Health Care Decisions

Maybe your medications interacted badly, causing behavior changes that concern your friends and family. Or you could be developing Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. If you’re taken to the hospital with a mental health problem, it’s important that you have signed a mental health care power of attorney General Estate Planning The typical […]

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Do I Need a Power of Attorney?

Posted on: August 11th, 2017 by Sheryl Keeme   End of Life  |  Estate Planning  |  Health Care Decisions  |  Life Changes

It can be confusing knowing which planning documents are needed for what and which are needed, when. The thing is, most documents must be done before you ever need them. It is when you need them, and they are not done or are not done correctly, that you learn it is sadly, too late. No […]

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DNR Facts and Info for Arizonans

Posted on: July 28th, 2017 by Sheryl Keeme   End of Life  |  Health Care Decisions  |  Uncategorized

If you have created your living will then you likely have done some soul searching and made some difficult decisions. Many adults use a DNR or have decided that if they suffer an illness or health event that renders them unable to breathe on their own or unconscious with a heart that has stopped, they […]

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Here is some new help for Financial Caregivers

Posted on: August 30th, 2016 by Sheryl Keeme   Health Care Decisions  |  Life Changes  |  Probate  |  Uncategorized

Are you now or do you expect to help an elderly parent or relative manage his or her finances? Have you been giving a power of attorney? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you have both legal and ethical obligations in your role as a fiduciary. What are they? As a fiduciary, […]

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Save Money and Heartache – Avoid a Guardianship This Way

Posted on: July 22nd, 2016 by Sheryl Keeme   Health Care Decisions  |  Probate  |  Uncategorized

What is a guardianship? It is no surprise that the older we get, the greater our chances of becoming mentally or physically incapacitated. Yikes. Not a happy subject. A guardianship can be the result of becoming incapacitated. They can be extremely expensive as well as heartbreaking for your family, especially when your affairs are a […]

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You can do THIS and save on Long Term Care

Posted on: May 2nd, 2016 by Sheryl Keeme   Health Care Decisions  |  Life Changes  |  Uncategorized

If you are 65 today, you have a 70% chance of requiring some type of long term care before you pass away, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is estimated that women will need 3.7 more years of long-term care than men. Many have not accumulated enough wealth to fund […]

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Why you should get your kids an estate plan

Posted on: February 1st, 2016 by Sheryl Keeme   Estate Planning  |  Health Care Decisions

When a kid turns 18, he or she is thinking about college, boyfriends or girlfriends, music and fun. The new ADULT is NOT thinking about an estate plan and you probably aren’t thinking of one for him or her either. But you should be. Let’s dial it back to the the things that could go […]

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Make your estate plan part of your travel plan

Posted on: January 25th, 2016 by Sheryl Keeme   Estate Planning  |  Health Care Decisions

Heading on your trip of a lifetime? Add completing your estate plan to your packing list Americans are traveling more and more as the world shrinks. With online booking as the mainstay, we all have the power to take care of our arrangements from our living room. As you plan your vacation, you think about […]

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When dementia medication goes wrong

Posted on: May 5th, 2015 by Sheryl Keeme   Estate Planning  |  Health Care Decisions

If you love someone suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease, keeping ahead of their health care choices can be a full time job. A new Government Accountability Office study reveals alarming information about dementia medications prescribed for older adults suffering from these diseases. The findings suggest yet one more area of oversight for the family […]

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Three Enormous Planning Missteps that can Shake Any Family

Posted on: April 7th, 2015 by Sheryl Keeme   Estate Planning  |  Health Care Decisions  |  Uncategorized

          Failure to Maintain Control of Health Care Decisions     This is the first of the12 Deadly Sins of the Keystone Law Firm Estate Planning seminar. For those who haven’t yet attended it, #1 can be devastating for ANY family if this goes wrong. Families today also look a lot different […]

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