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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! 

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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

What the Latest Dementia Study Says about Links with Certain Medicines

Controversy regarding the purported link between the use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) or histamine H2 receptor antagonists (H2RAs) and risk for dementia continues.
06/23/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Can I Make Decisions for My 18-Year-Old ‘Kid’ If She Becomes Incapacitated?

Incapacity can occur because of illness or an accident. It can be temporary or permanent. That’s why every adult needs a power of attorney in place, once they turn eighteen.
06/21/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Why Do I Need a Will?

Amid the grief of losing a loved one, families are dealt additional burdens when the person did not leave behind a will or estate plan.
06/20/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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When Should I Update My Will?

There are some obvious triggers that might prompt you to update your will, such as changes in health or marital status. There are, however, also some not-so-obvious ones to be aware of, according to financial planners and attorneys.
06/10/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Local Law Firm Gives Clients Peace of Mind

(Interview courtesy of the Chatham-Star Tribune) For over a quarter-century, Robert Haley has been assisting Southside Virginia residents with estate planning and a wide variety of additional legal services. The Estate and Elder Law Center currently has offices in Bassett (3371 Fairystone Park Highway), as well as Danville (742 Main Street). The firm is also expanding its services to assist residents in the Lynchburg area.
06/06/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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What Needs to Be Reviewed in an Estate Plan?

Here are some important parts of your estate plan that should be reviewed.
05/24/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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What are Options When I Can’t Live on My Own?

Here are a few options to consider when you can no longer live alone.
05/19/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Organize Your Important Papers and Get Personal and Financial Affairs in Order

The first step in getting your affairs in order is to gather up all your important personal, financial and legal information, so you can arrange it in a format that will benefit you now and your loved ones later.
04/21/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Aging Intelligently Podcast Out Now: Power Of Attorney Horror Stories

Not every Power of Attorney document is created equally. What you don't know in this case, can hurt you. Robert and Cricket discuss: Why you need a POA, what happens if you don't have one if you become incapacitated, how your agent is to use the POA, and even why an internet POA may be […]
08/31/21 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Aging Intelligently Podcast Out Now: Why You May Need A Care Manager

In this episode, Robert interviews Cricket about Care Management. What is a care manager vs a life-care planner? We discuss elder abuse and how to spot and prevent these circumstances if you are alone or feel you are being mistreated by your family or caregivers. We share a few of our worst cases and how […]
08/06/21 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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