Inspirational Thoughts

Preparing the Path

Preparing the Path Life is one storm after another. We are either in a storm, coming out of a storm, or about to go into a storm. What is your shelter in the time of storm? And how are you preparing your body, soul and spirit, finances, legal matters, etc for the next storm? If …

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3 Must-Have Documents

3 Must-Have Documents Let’s look at the documents that are used to let your loved ones know which life-sustaining procedures you want. Medical Power of Attorney Advance Health Care Directive HIPAA Authorization Form Each one serves its own purpose. Family members can be barred from getting important information and unable to make decisions for the …

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Trusts

I don’t trust anybody… My family set up two trusts for our parents. One was for the property and the house where they lived in town. The second was for a farm inherited by our father. His maternal grandparents came from Norway and settled in northwestern Minnesota. The farm was recently designated as a Century …

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Wills

Being of sound mind and body. Perhaps debatable… Wills always seemed to be for the really rich people. At least that’s what the movies told us. Put simply a will is a blueprint for distributing a person’s assets and property when they die. Another trusted person, known as the executor, is appointed to oversee that …

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Power of Attorney (POA)

Has a parent or senior loved one asked you to handle a Power of Attorney for them? Or to be the executor of their estate? If so, you’re probably honored to be chosen for the trusted role. But do you really know what you’re taking on? Do you recognize that a loved one needs a …

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DNR (Do Not Resusitate) Directive

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Life Insurance

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Medicaid Estate Recovery Program (MERP)

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Disability Benefits

My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn’t prevent you doing well, and don’t regret the things it interferes with. Don’t be disabled in spirit as well as physically. – Stephen Hawking Nam lorem mauris, scelerisque nec iaculis id, dignissim a tortor. Quisque in arcu in tellus facilisis venenatis …

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Assisted Living

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