Switch to ADA Accessible Theme
Close Menu

Recent Blog Posts

ElderCouple

New Study Indicates Adults are Aging Faster and at Increased Risk of Cancer

By The Law Office of Angela N. Manz |

A new study revealed that adults are aging faster and this is putting them at increased risk of cancer. In recent years, cancer rates among young people have significantly increased and experts have been researching why. A new study suggests a potential cause: younger generations are aging biologically faster than older generations. As a… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
MediterraneanDiet

New Study Suggests That MIND Diet Can Slow Aging Process, Lower Your Risk of Dementia

By The Law Office of Angela N. Manz |

The MIND diet is an acronym for the Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay Diet. You may have heard that there are proven benefits of following both the Mediterranean and DASH diets, but a recent study suggests that the MIND diet may help slow your aging and reduce your risk of developing dementia. A recent… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
LongTerm

Irrevocable Trusts and Long-Term Care Planning

By The Law Office of Angela N. Manz |

Irrevocable trusts are one of a number of different types of trusts that can be used for long-term care planning. The trust is created by a Grantor (you) to hold some of your assets during your lifetime. Irrevocable trusts can hold assets such as real property (your home), bank accounts, or other investment vehicles…. Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
AgeInPlace

Recent Study Uncovers Three Major Risk Factors for Dementia

By The Law Office of Angela N. Manz |

According to a recent study, diabetes, air pollution, and alcohol are the three biggest risk factors for senile dementia. Researchers involved with the study compared modifiable risk factors for dementia including impairment of memory, thinking, and reasoning. They then studied how these factors appear to affect certain regions of the brain that are particularly… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
PowerOfAttorney

Benefits of an Irrevocable Trust for Long-Term Care Planning

By The Law Office of Angela N. Manz |

There is a lot of misinformation out there concerning irrevocable trusts. Many believe that these trusts have no place in their estate plan. However, irrevocable trusts can be highly beneficial in many cases. To understand why, you must understand how an irrevocable trust works in comparison to a revocable trust. Irrevocable trusts move assets… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
POA3

Establishing Power of Attorney for Your Loved One with Dementia

By The Law Office of Angela N. Manz |

If your loved one recently received a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, you’re likely experiencing a range of difficult emotions right now. In addition to processing these emotions, you and your family will need to convene with your loved one to make plans for their current and future needs. This can all be… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
ElderLaw4

AARP Offers New Free Option for Cognitive Testing and Dementia Screening

By The Law Office of Angela N. Manz |

If you’ve noticed a decline in your cognitive function, you may want to get screened for dementia. While cognitive testing can cost a boatload of money, the AARP and other programs offer free options for seniors who are concerned they may be suffering from a mental decline. The AARP’s Staying Sharp app leads the… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
NursingHome2

CMS Proposal to Implement Staffing Ratios Met with Industry Resistance

By The Law Office of Angela N. Manz |

Whenever you hear about a wrongful death or personal injury lawsuit filed against a nursing home, one of the main allegations made by plaintiff’s attorneys is that the nursing home was understaffed leading to a lapse in the quality of care. Seniors and their grieving families all across the country have filed lawsuits against… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Trust

Different Types of Trusts for Your Estate Plan

By The Law Office of Angela N. Manz |

A trust is just a legal container for assets that can be used in a variety of ways. It is a valuable estate planning tool for those looking to implement an estate plan. There are numerous types of trusts that can be used to accomplish a variety of estate planning objectives. Different types of… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
AdvCarePlanning

Estate Planning for Those with Alzheimer’s Disease

By The Law Office of Angela N. Manz |

The Law Office of Angela N. Manz provides valuable resources for families that have loved ones struggling with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Our firm provides comprehensive estate planning services to help your loved one protect their assets after they become incapacitated. If Alzheimer’s Disease runs in your family, it is important… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn