What’s a Health Care Proxy and Why Do I Need One?

         The senior population across the United States has increased to more than 54 million since 2019. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of Americans 65 and older will rise to 80.8 million by 2040. As people age, their healthcare needs increase. Seniors deal with chronic and acute medical conditions that […]

Avoid Disagreements Between Your Power of Attorney Holder and Health Care Proxy

A durable power of attorney and a health care proxy are two very important estate planning documents. Both allow other people to make decisions for you if you are incapacitated. Because the individuals chosen will have to coordinate your care, it is important to pick two people who will get along. A power of attorney […]