It's one of the holy grails of science: a cure for Alzheimer's. Currently, there is no treatment to stop the disease, let alone slow its progression. And billionaire Bill Gates thinks he will change that. In this CNN story, Dr. Sanjay Gupta profiles Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his mission to cure Alzheimer's.
Read this excellent article by Ken and Maddy Dychtwald, co-founders of Age Wave, on the challenges and blessings of being a family caregiver. Contact the Wesolick Law Firm for questions about caring for an elderly or disabled loved one and the planning that we can offer to preserve your financial resources while maintaining or qualifying for government assistance programs.
House Republicans released their long-awaited tax reform bill. The legislation seeks to revamp the tax code in a major way for the first time since 1986, incorporating long-sought goals of congressional Republicans to keep more money in the pockets of individuals and families and boost incentives for businesses by closing loopholes.
In 2008, Congress declared the third week in October as National Estate Planning Awareness Week. This week is to be used for estate planning attorneys to spread the word about their services and why it is so important to put together an estate plan.
Only 4 in 10 Americans have an estate plan in place, and many of those have the wrong estate plan. Estate plans are not just for the rich and famous. Most people have at least one thing of value, such as money in the bank, a car or a home. Far too often, people make the mistake of failing to properly plan for economic security for their families should they encounter incapacity or death.