2022 Walk to End Alzheimer's - San Jose, CA Saturday, October 15, 2022 DONATE OR WALK WITH US! Location: Excite Ballpark, The San Jose Giants Stadium 588 E Alma Ave San Jose, CA 95112 Walk Start Time: 9:30 amAlzheimer’s disease is relentless. So are we. Alzheimer's disease touches so many people; It affects our clients, our family members and our friends. It can feel lonely and isolating to be facing it, or to be supporting someone who has been diagnosed with it. But we're not … [Read more...] about Litherland, Kennedy & Associates is Walking in the 2022 Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Join Us!
In this Vlog, Attorney Justin M. Kennedy conducts a mock interview with young adult Lauren regarding establishing important estate planning documents for health care. … [Read more...] about Establishing Health Care Documents for Young Adults – A Mock Interview (VIDEO)
In this Vlog, Attorney Justin M. Kennedy discusses his new book "Yes, You Need an Estate Plan!" Justin illustrates in this Vlog that everyone over the age of 18 needs some sort of estate plan, and the documents which should be included in an estate plan can change over the course of someone's life. For more information on Justin's book, visit www.attorneyoffice.com/book. … [Read more...] about Yes, You Need an Estate Plan! (VIDEO)
In this video, Litherland, Kennedy & Associates Geriatric Care Manager Dedra Jize interviews Dementia Counselor Tami Anastasia about the challenges of effective communication when interacting with someone who has dementia. This is the third in a series of video discussions between Dedra and Tami and we are excited to be able to provide these helpful resources on dementia and caregiving. Visit Tami Anastasia's website https://tamianastasia.com/ for information on Caregiver Counseling, … [Read more...] about Interview with Dementia Counselor Tami Anastasia Part Three – Communication and Dementia (VIDEO)
In this video, Attorney Maggie A. LaBranch-Gonzales answers LGBTQ+ frequently asked estate planning questions. … [Read more...] about LGBTQ+ Estate Planning Frequently Asked Questions (VIDEO)
A lot of people think of estate planning as a purely financial endeavor. It is true that you have to facilitate the transfer of your monetary assets after you pass away. This is one important piece to the puzzle, but it is not the only one. In order to be comprehensively prepared for the inevitabilities that we will all face, you should consider end-of-life matters as well. With this in mind, we will share some information about incapacity planning in this post. Alzheimer’s Disease To fully … [Read more...] about Act in Advance to Prevent a Conservatorship
by Maggie A. LaBranch-Gonzales Litherland, Kennedy & Associates, APC, Attorneys at Law I think most of us, by now, have had some connection with a person who has been affected by Alzheimer’s. I would wager it is becoming more common as we are living longer. We’ve seen it with our clients and their families. For me, it’s my grandmother. My grandmother, Jan Ely, died on December 26, 2019 at the age of 78, after surviving through all the stages of dementia and into the final stages of … [Read more...] about WHY We Walk – Walk to End Alzheimer’s
by Attorney Maggie A. LaBranch-Gonzales Litherland, Kennedy & Associates, APC, Attorneys at Law If you’ve heard me speak in our seminars or workshops, or you’ve had the pleasure of meeting with me at the office, I can imagine you hearing my voice right now (kindly) reminding you that we all die. (Way to be blunt, right, Maggie?) But, seriously, for me, the most important part of Estate Planning is not necessarily what happens when you’ve passed away, but whether you are adequately … [Read more...] about COVID-19 aka the Coronavirus: A Reminder to be Prepared
Elder care attorneys counsel people who are making preparations for their senior years. There are various different elder law issues on the table at the present time, and long-term care costs are at the top of the list. To read this report on elder care questions, follow this link: What Questions Should I Ask an Elder Care Attorney? … [Read more...] about What Questions Should I Ask an Elder Care Attorney?
Blog Author: Stephen C. Hartnett, J.D., LL.M. (Tax), Director of Education, American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys, Inc. Estate planning contemplates two different general time periods: During life and after your death. Estate planning needs also vary based on the goals you are trying to achieve. For example, after death, do you simply wish to transmit your assets, or do you wish to provide your loved ones with asset protection, tax protection, divorce protection, or other … [Read more...] about Estate Planning: The Simplest Plan is Usually Not the Best