- The Elder Law Professor blog covers many topics related to elder law.
- Advance Planning Tip Sheet: Tips from the National Institute on Aging – January 2018
- Advance Care Planning – It’s Too Early Until it’s Too Late
Presentation by M. Jane Markley, RN, FACHE on March 5, 2019.
- Advance Directive for all. Link to state of Maryland free downloadable form to create your own Advance Directive, a legal document naming the person you trust to make medical decisions for you if you cannot speak for yourself. There are choices on what you want that person to say so you personalize it.This document combines a Living Will or Five Wishes into one document honored by MD and other states. It accompanies the MOLST as essential for all.
- CRISP – Medical Providers’ Access to Regional Health Records
- Washington Post article on Advance Directives for Dementia – January 17, 2020 Diagnosed with dementia, she documented her wishes for the end. Then her retirement home said no. People with early signs of the ailment sign new advance directives to say how they want to die. They may offer a false sense of security.NOTE: RWV and JSSA Hospice do honor Advance Directives for Dementia
- Maryland Anatomy Board’s Body Donation Program
The body of a person who has donated his or her remains to the Anatomy Board are used in the advancement of medical research and education.
- Getting Your affairs in Order: Advance Care Planning infographic
- Age of fraud: Are seniors more vulnerable to financial scams
This is a beginning level article and podcast from Marketplace on NPR
- New Rules Battle Financial Abuse by Mary Kane in the April 2019 Kiplinger’s Retirement Report
- On November 7, 2019 the Elder Law Professor blog wrote on Scams & Older Adults: The picture Isn’t Pretty
- Creating a Budget basics on credit cards, budgets, banking, money management (Bank of America with minimal ads)
- Will you run out of money in retirement? This commercial retirement savings software was recommended by one of our Riderwood residents. With is you can test out various assumptions. It has a free trial version and then a cost for regular use. It helps you predict income ( Social Security, Pensions, Defined Benefits, other cash infusions), special expenses and unlimited Investments including tax-deferred, tax-free and taxable. This retirement planning program will help you create plans for those already retired. Takes account of taxes or all of the life events that will dramatically affect your retirement picture.
- Strategies for Staying Safe and Secure Online — Tips and advice excerpted from AARP’s book ‘My Online Privacy for Seniors‘, which may be purchased online from AARP.
- Advice for Adult Children about Financial Issues
- FAI – Aging Parents E-Book Part 1
- FAI – Aging Parents E-Book Part 2
- FAI – Aging Parents E-Book Part 3
- Financial FAQ Brochure. This brochure answers the most frequently asked questions about Riderwood.
- 3 Financial Tracking Tables – Coaching and tools for novices to manage cash flow and track expenses/income. This is a MS Word file that is automatically downloaded and which contains three tracking tables for your personal use.
- Financial ToDos When Someone Dies
- FAI – Financial Steps When a Loved One Passes Away
- End of Life Plannng – Riderwood presentation on its procedures for when a Resident Passes Away. Representatives from Riderwood Security, Social Work, Pastoral Ministries, and Finance discuss how Riderwood assists families at the time of a residents passing, including expert advice from Lynn Loughline Skerpon, Esq., Register of Wills in Prince George’s County.