The 250 Eldercare Questions Everyone Should Ask (PagePerfect NOOK Book) [NOOK Book]

Overview

This book will answer all the financial and legal questions that can arise when caring for the elderly, including:
  • How do you plan for the management of the elder's affairs should he become incompetent in the future?
  • Is the proper insurance being carried or can it be ...
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The 250 Eldercare Questions Everyone Should Ask (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

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Overview

This book will answer all the financial and legal questions that can arise when caring for the elderly, including:
  • How do you plan for the management of the elder's affairs should he become incompetent in the future?
  • Is the proper insurance being carried or can it be restructured to reduce expenses?
  • How much money can I give my elders without impacting government aid?
  • What are the goals of estate tax planning?

These questions and more will be answered in the comprehensive 250 Questions format. Whether you are caring full- or part-time for an aging parent, friend, or neighbor, you'll find all the answers you need in this compact guide.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440520082
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 3/18/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 192
  • File size: 913 KB

Meet the Author

Lita Epstein, MBA, (Poinciana, FL) excels at translating complex financial topics critical to people's everyday life. She has more than a dozen books on the market, including Streetwise Retirement Planning. Ms. Epstein is a faculty member in the College of Graduate Business and Management at the University of Phoenix. She was the content director for the financial services website MostChoice.com and also managed the website Investing for Women.

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Table of Contents

Introduction v

Chapter 1 Getting Started-What Comes First? 1

Chapter 2 Taking the Right Steps to Communicate 7

Chapter 3 Taking about and Planning for Incompetency 11

Chapter 4 Problems of Incompetency 17

Chapter 5 Legal Documents You Need to Handle Your Elder's Medical Needs 23

Chapter 6 Assessing Your Elder's Income and Budget 29

Chapter 7 Managing and Augmenting Your Elder's Funds 41

Chapter 8 Dealing with the Costs of Care 45

Chapter 9 Basics of Estate Planning 57

Chapter 10 To Have a Will or Not 63

Chapter 11 Dealing with Probate 73

Chapter 12 Dealing with Taxes 83

Chapter 13 Calculating the Estate Tax 95

Chapter 14 Estate Tax Planning with Your Elder 109

Chapter 15 Rules on Gifts from Your Elders 119

Chapter 16 Using Trusts to Get Your Elder's Estate in Order 139

Chapter 17 Working with Your Elder to Transfer the Family Business 151

Chapter 18 Planning Life Insurance Needs with Your Elder 157

Appendix 250 Eldercare Questions 165

Index 181

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