Assisted living facilities and nursing homes are long-term housing and care options for older adults. Although people sometimes use the terms assisted living and nursing home synonymously, they are distinct.
If you are preparing a will, it is important to choose an executor you can trust, who is reliable, and who will take their role seriously. As part of your decision-making, you may also consider the things they would be prohibited from doing.
Although every state’s laws and forms vary, most power of attorney forms specify that the agency relationship created by a power of attorney ends upon a person’s death.
The Senate and House have cleared the passage of a year-end $1.7 trillion appropriations bill that will benefit older adults on a number of fronts.