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BOOK REVIEW: New Times, New Challenges
- August 24th, 2018
Local Elder Law Attorneys in Ashburn, VA
Landsman Law Group
Ron M. Landsman has been practicing elder law since 1983, before it was known as elder law, originally with Landsman and Laster, Washington, D.C., then Landsman, Eakes and Laster, also in Arlington, VA, and since 1990 in his own practice in Montgomery County, Maryland. He has been among the most active members of the...
Hammond and Associates, LLC, Elder Law, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Probate
For Jeffrey Hammond, the practice of Elder Law is personal. Jeff’s many years of experience in law and in business did not prepare him for the crisis he faced in 2005 and 2006 when his father suffered a stroke and both of his parents suffered from dementia and other medical problems. At that time, Jeff began an i...
Kenney F. Hegland and Robert B. Fleming. New Times, New Challenges: Law and Advice for Savvy Seniors and Their Families. Carolina Academic Press. Durham, NC. 2010. 286 pages.
$27 from Amazon (click on book to order).
As we grow older, new challenges emerge. Employing an engaging and often humorous tone, New Times, New Challenges offers practical advice needed to navigate these challenges.
Written by a law professor and an elder law attorney, New Times, New Challenges is chock full of down-to-earth advice on everything from retirement planning to wills and estates to aging and disability issues. The authors cover all the bases and suggest solutions in a way that everyone can understand. While many books cover the same topics, this one stands out for its authors' entertaining and engaging writing style that uses famous quotes, excerpts from poems and books, and jokes to illustrate points.
Practical tips on issues such as how to stay healthy, where to live when you retire, and sex as you get older are interspersed with guidance on legal issues such as estate planning, avoiding probate, and disability planning. Other subjects covered include retirement finances, Medicare, elder abuse, driving, grandchildren, debt collection, nursing homes, end-of-life care, dealing with a death in the family, and many more. The book provides a wealth of information useful for both seniors and their family members.
Last Modified: 08/24/2018