Life Becomes More Complicated, a column authored by Attorney Michael Hooker is a wealth of information. He covers everything from living wills to nursing home costs. We are happy to provide copies of his articles here.

 

I believe that death is not the worst thing to happen to an elder. A catastrophic illness or disease that saps your ability to enjoy life’s pleasure while costing you tens of thousands of dollars for care….that is a harder pill to swallow.

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The Massachusetts legislature enacted, as of July, a sweeping new law regarding guardianships in the probate court. The changes were made at least in part because of perceived abuses highlighted in a Boston Globe spotlight article a while back.

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