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Can a Power of Attorney Change a Will?

Concerned older woman. Can power of attorney change a will?

Power of Attorneys (POA) have authority to act as spelled out in the POA document. But can a Power of Attorney change a Will? Generally, a POA does not have the authority to alter or amend a Will. If you believe an Agent under a Power of Attorney changed a loved one’s Will, they may […]

Can Elder Abuse Be Financial?

Photo of elderly lady sitting with clasped hands. Can elder abuse be financial?

Financial abuse of the elderly may not leave visible scars like other types of abuse. However, it can be just as damaging to the victim. It’s crucial to understand what defines financial elder abuse and what warning signs to look out for in order to protect yourself or your elderly loved ones. If you’re asking […]

What is elder abuse?

Photo of older man's face. What is elder abuse?

If you’re wondering what is elder abuse, you’ve come to the right place. Elder abuse refers to any intentional or negligent act that causes harm or creates a serious risk of harm to an older adult. Below are some of the different types of elder abuse. Physical abuse This involves the use of force that […]