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Greetings - Welcome to our firm's Blog! Curious to learn more about topics of interest in regards to Estate Planning, Medicaid Planning/Asset Protection and other elder law matters in general? Be sure to check out our online blog! 

To see a listing of our website blog articles tagged and sorted by their own specific topics,  just click on their corresponding 'Blog Categories' links below, located directly under the 'Contact Us Today' field on the lower right of this page. (If viewing this on a desktop or laptop computer.)

Prefer to listen to podcasts on the go instead? Our newest media offering from the firm is an ongoing podcast put out by Robert and Cricket Haley, called 'Aging Intelligently'. 

Welcome to Aging Intelligently, where we walk with you down the path of getting older and together, climb those obstacles that seem insurmountable. Information and preparation can change your perception of aging. To learn more, we invite you to also check out our Aging Intelligently website, located here.

Certified Elder Law Attorney®, Robert W. Haley, and his wife, Cricket, a Certified Elder Care Manager, share their journey from fat to fabulous. They discuss their research, personal experience and interview other experts in the fields of Elder Law, Care Management, Finance, Nutrition, Fitness, and even Travel, so you too, can be holistically well and secure wherever life's path may lead.

*This podcast is accessible through many applications, including AppleSpotify, Anchor, Breaker and Google podcastsSubscribes Welcome! 

Blog Articles

Why Keeping Your Estate Plan Current Is Crucial for Elders

In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it's easy to push estate planning to the back burner, especially for elders. However, ensuring that your estate plan is up to date is essential for several reasons that can profoundly impact not only you but also your loved ones. Let's explore why staying on top of your estate plan matters
07/16/24 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Martinsville Bulletin Readers' Choice Awards 2024!

Until May 12, cast your vote daily to show your endorsement.
05/07/24 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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VAELA UnProgram Conference 2024!

As part of our ongoing due dilligence to our clients, and in order to stay up-to-date on the latest upcoming issues and concerns involving elder law, last week our attorneys and staff attended The VAELA UnPROGRAM 2024 in Williamsburg for a weekend of networking and learning!
02/27/24 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Virginia Living Magazine Reader's Survey "Best of Virginia" is now underway for 2024!

THE POLLS ARE NOW OPEN!!! The Virginia Living Magazine Reader's Survey "Best of Virginia" is now underway and The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia offices in Bassett, Lynchburg and Danville would all appreciate your vote. Likes and Shares Welcome! Our firm can be found in the Law Firm category.
01/09/24 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Review Your Estate Plan in 2024: Make a New Year's Resolution to Update Your Wishes

Make 2024 the year you set and keep the new year's resolution to review or create your estate plan to respond to and be prepared for life's many changes. We're here to help ensure your wishes are honored no matter what life brings.
12/26/23 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Protecting Your Assets from Nursing Home Costs

The combined strain of the growing population of seniors and the rising costs of nursing home care in the United States makes early action to protect your nest egg crucial. Learn how to take advantage of available tools and resources to ensure your savings don't disappear to long-term care costs.
12/18/23 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Discussing Long-Term Care with an Aging Loved One

As the likelihood of needing long-term care increases with age, it's crucial for families to have open discussions about this sensitive topic. This article delves into the complexities of long-term care planning, offering guidance on how to approach these conversations with aging parents or loved ones. Understanding the financial, legal, and emotional aspects of long-term care is essential for ensuring the well-being of our elders.
12/14/23 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Durable Power of Attorney and Health Care Directives

Learn about the significance of a durable power of attorney and health care directives for protecting your well being and creating a comprehensive estate plan. An experienced estate planning attorney can guide you about how to appoint someone to act as an agent to make financial and medical decisions if you should become incapacitated.
12/09/23 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Ways to Protect Your Aging Parents from Financial Scams

Learn effective ways to protect your aging parents from financial scams and fraud. Discover steps you can take as adult children to help protect their wealth.
12/07/23 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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The Difference Between Power of Attorney and Guardianship

Choosing between power of attorney or guardianship hinges on the elderly individual's circumstances and the extent of decision-making power required.
12/01/23 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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