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The employment landscape for those 60 and older According to Inc. Magazine, there are now more than 76,000,000 Americans reaching the age of 60 and beyond, “and it seems they either can’t or don’t want to stop working.” An article in The Atlantic points out that employment in America of those aged 65...

Sometimes death has a way of bringing out the worst in families. The death of a parent and the subsequent efforts to settle the estate can renew old rivalries among siblings. Ask those who grew up in dysfunctional families, and they’ll tell you that just because they’re older doesn’t mean...

You’ve created a Living Trust, an Advanced Healthcare Directive and signed a Do Not Resuscitate Order (DNR). You’ve done everything right, but is this enough? In one alarming example, a nurse was under the misguided belief that Living Trusts automatically include DNRs. She instructed the doctor not to resuscitate the...

They’re officially called Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), but you probably know them as tiny houses. They’re small, carefully designed, tidy and, well, adorable. People are fascinated by these little houses for a lot of reasons. They’ve become part of the conversation about the housing crisis that has become a global...

Apple product lovers are, well, a bit of a cult. Hip and tech-savvy, they’re famous for standing in lines for hours to be among the first to snag the latest product rollouts. Apple ads showcase svelte young people running, posing and stretching into graceful yoga poses. But has Apple begun...

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who has divorced and remarried, you know that estate planning with your blended family gets a lot more complicated. Without a carefully crafted Will or Living Trust, your children could unintentionally be disinherited. The stakes are higher for those who’ve remarried There’s a lot...

Many employers have been happily leveraging Facebook’s detailed demographic data to target exclusively younger candidates in their job ads. The result? Once again, Facebook has found itself in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. In this case, the company was the focus of an age discrimination lawsuit These detailed data fields...

Oliver was visiting his son in San Francisco when he had a seizure. He was hospitalized at one of the area’s premier medical institutions where he underwent testing and treatment. Oliver had had a stroke several years before, so as a precaution, he always carried his medical records when he...

No one wins or losers in Divorce except the attorneys. So here's some advice from the pros--the Divorce attorneys who've seen it all. Here are some insights and advice from real-life Divorce attorneys who’ve seen it all Morgan Stogsdill, a partner in a Chicago law firm, often advocates mediation, where a neutral...

While Marilyn Friedman had always dreamed that one day she and her mother would have a closer relationship, it was not to be. Her mother had dementia. She forgot the word for “dog.” She got lost on the way home from the grocery store. She experienced hallucinations of flashing lights...

Beginning Oct. 1, 2020, if you want to travel within the U.S. on a domestic--not international—flight, you will need the driver’s license/ID card known as a Real ID. Haven’t heard of the Real ID? Get in line. It's part of enhanced efforts to improve national security. Each state is responsible...

“Hello. This is the Internal Revenue Service. We’re calling about your 2017 tax returns. Please call us back as soon as you receive this message to avoid further penalties.” What? Who wouldn’t freak out when receiving a voicemail like this? We all get spam and scam phone calls. Most of them...