In The News

Talking Finances With Aging Parents

CHRISTINE TENORE, in the Fairfield and Westchester Business Journals

"...If it is difficult to broach this subject. don’t feel alone: a survey by the National Endowment for Financial Education found that 70 percent of adults who responded have difficulty talking about who will make financial decisions for elderly family members if or when they no longer can make those decisions on their own. The range of money problems among aging adults varies from something as simple as forgetting to pay an occasional bill to being completely incapable of making any financial decisions because of dementia or Alzheimer’s...."

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Reverse Mortgages

LYN ELIOVSON, on WICC-AM

LIVE RADIO INTERVIEW ON WICC - Linda Eliovson discusses pros and cons of reverse mortgages

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Your Living Will: The Time is Now

LYN ELIOVSON, in the Fairfield and Westchester Business Journals

"...The episode raises many interesting and salient questions about living wills and other legal documents you should consider during your life so that you can control your own health care decisions through your proxy should you ever become incapacitated. Many of the legal terms overlap and may cause confusion. The term “advance directives” refers to living wills, powers of attorney,..."

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Lyn Eliovson on living wills and other advance directives

LYN ELIOVSON, on WICC-AM Radio

CLICK TO LISTEN TO A RADIO INTERVIEW – Atty. Eliovson discusses issues related to Life Planning: How can I control my finances if I get sick? Who speaks for me if I can’t speak to my doctors myself? Who makes medical decisions for me if I can’t? It’s a conversation about estate planning and life planning

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Here’s How Much Elder Care Costs in Your State

KARI PAUL, MarketWatch

The world’s population is getting older, and caring for seniors is getting more expensive — but where you live has a big impact on how much you’ll pay... A one-month stay at a residential nursing home in Alaska costs $24,820 on average, while one month of adult day care — a center seniors visit during the day while continuing to live in their own homes — costs just $596 a month in Alabama...

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Four Things I’ve Learned About the Finances of a Surviving Spouse

CHARLES ROTBLUT, The Wall Street Journal

Having worked in the financial field for more than more 20 years, I had some knowledge of what to do when a person dies. The passing of my father-in-law earlier this year quickly revealed how much I didn’t think to consider in terms of transitioning my mother-in-law—the surviving spouse—to her new life...

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Declaring War on Financial Abuse of Older People


ELIZABETH OLSON,
The New York Times
Amy A. Lecoq was a stay-at-home mother raising her young son and mourning the death of her mother. But when her grandmother reluctantly admitted five years ago that she had been swindled out of her life savings, Ms. Lecoq sprang into action...

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June is ‘Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Awareness’ Month


JESSICA WESTON,
The Daily Independent
June is Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Awareness Month. And while the month may be drawing to a close, the need for education on the subject of elder abuse remains... Abuse can be intentional or it can be the result of a lack of ability or knowledge about providing appropriate care. Types of abuse include physical abuse; neglect...

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If You’re A Millennial and Own Property, It’s Not Too Early to Get A Will and Trust


ILYCE GLINK and SAMUEL J. TAMKIN,
The Washington Post
I’m a 30-something female working for the City of Los Angeles. I bought a condo in 2015 (solely in my name). I am unmarried but have a live-in boyfriend. I’ve heard about living trusts from my parents...If I don’t have one, what would happen to my condo?...

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In The News

Talking Finances With Aging Parents

CHRISTINE TENORE, in the Fairfield and Westchester Business Journals

"...If it is difficult to broach this subject. don’t feel alone: a survey by the National Endowment for Financial Education found that 70 percent of adults who responded have difficulty talking about who will make financial decisions for elderly family members if or when they no longer can make those decisions on their own. The range of money problems among aging adults varies from something as simple as forgetting to pay an occasional bill to being completely incapable of making any financial decisions because of dementia or Alzheimer’s...."

Reverse Mortgages

LYN ELIOVSON, on WICC-AM
LIVE RADIO INTERVIEW ON WICC - Linda Eliovson discusses pros and cons of reverse mortgages


Your Living Will: The Time is Now

LYN ELIOVSON, in The Fairfield and Westchester Business Journals
"...The episode raises many interesting and salient questions about living wills and other legal documents you should consider during your life so that you can control your own health care decisions through your proxy should you ever become incapacitated.

Many of the legal terms overlap and may cause confusion. The term “advance directives” refers to living wills, powers of attorney,..."


Lyn Eliovson on living wills and other advance directives

LYN ELIOVSON, on WICC-AM Radio
LIVE RADIO INTERVIEW ON WICC – Atty. Eliovson discusses life planning, living wills and a host of related issues. Who will speak for me if I become unable to speak for myself?

Four Things I’ve Learned About the Finances of a Surviving Spouse

CHARLES ROTBLUT, The Wall Street Journal
Having worked in the financial field for more than more 20 years, I had some knowledge of what to do when a person dies. The passing of my father-in-law earlier this year quickly revealed how much I didn’t think to consider in terms of...

Declaring War on Financial Abuse of Older People


ELIZABETH OLSON,
The New York Times
Amy A. Lecoq was a stay-at-home mother raising her young son and mourning the death of her mother. But when her grandmother reluctantly admitted five years ago that she had been swindled out of her life savings, Ms. Lecoq sprang into action...

June is ‘Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Awareness’ Month


JESSICA WESTON,
The Daily Independent
June is Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Awareness Month. And while the month may be drawing to a close, the need for education on the subject of elder abuse remains... Abuse can be intentional or it can be the result of a lack of ability or knowledge about providing appropriate care. Types of abuse include physical abuse; neglect...

If You’re A Millennial and Own Property, It’s Not Too Early to Get A Will and Trust


ILYCE GLINK and SAMUEL J. TAMKIN,
The Washington Post
I’m a 30-something female working for the City of Los Angeles. I bought a condo in 2015 (solely in my name). I am unmarried but have a live-in boyfriend. I’ve heard about living trusts from my parents...If I don’t have one, what would happen to my condo?...

This website is designed for general information only. The information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice, nor the formation of an attorney/client relationship.

We serve residents of these and surrounding municipalities: Fairfield, Trumbull, Stratford, Westport, Weston, Easton, Bridgeport, Monroe, Norwalk, Wilton, Darien, Greenwich,Stamford, Shelton, Ansonia, and Derby.