The Benefits of Long Term Care Planning in Maryland

Long Term Care Planning Blog Image: A elderly man sitting on a wooden park bench overlooking the ocean. An elderly woman in a wheelchair sitting by his side.

With the life expectancy here in Maryland  – currently 79 years old – continuing to climb higher every year, Long Term Care Planning cannot be ignored. More and more adults are living longer, healthier, and more active lives than ever before. The U.S. population is aging, and this changing dynamic across the country has led to…

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How Do I Protect My Elderly Parents at Home (Aging in Place)?

How Do I Protect My Elderly Parents at Home Blog Image: An elderly lady holding a cane is sitting on a bench surrounded by green bushes.

As the life expectancy across the nation continues to rise (79 years old in Maryland and climbing higher every year), we will soon have more older adults in this country than ever before. For these aging adults, it can be difficult to accept the new limitations that come with increasing age. For the adult children…

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How to Deal with Elderly Parents

How to Deal with Elderly Parents Blog Image: An adult child holding the hand of his sick mother.

One of the primary concerns on the minds of adult children everywhere is how to deal with elderly parents. With the life expectancy climbing higher every year – it’s currently 79 years old in the state of Maryland – more and more adult children are struggling to understand how to support and care for their…

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#FreeBritney – What You Need to Know About the Britney Spears Conservatorship

Britney Spears Conservatorship Blog Image: Britney wearing a silver dress and holding an MTV award.

Chances are, you’ve heard the phrase “Free Britney” in the news, you’ve seen the hashtag #FreeBritney on social media, or you’ve heard someone talking about the Britney Spears conservatorship case. But what is this all about? What is a conservatorship? And what is so special about the Britney Spears case? What is a Conservatorship? Conservatorship,…

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Guardianship of the Person and Property in Maryland (Full Guardianship)

Guardianship of the Person and Property case. Close up shot of a young woman's hands clasped around the left hand of her elderly relative laying in a hospital bed.

When a person is no longer able to make decisions for themselves because of age, disease, or disability, a legal guardian, also known as a conservator, may be appointed by a Maryland circuit court to assist in making some or all personal and/or financial decisions. There are generally three types of guardianship, referred to as…

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Guardianship of the Person in Maryland

A Guardianship of the Person case. A shot from behind of a young woman pushing her elderly relative in a wheelchair

Guardianship in Maryland, sometimes referred to as a conservatorship, can take several forms, but most common are Guardianship of the Property, Guardianship of the Person, Guardianship of the Person and Property, and Short-Term or Temporary Guardianship. In this article, we are going to explore the topic of Guardianship of the Person – what it is,…

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