Archive for the ‘Probate Lawyer’ Category
The passing of a beloved spouse is an awful thing. The emotional loss coupled with the disappearance of the day to day companionship leaves the surviving spouse trying to fill a cavernous space. In her June 15, 2010 New York Times column, Jane E. Brody writes of the challenging job a surviving spouse has in making an emotional adjustment to the loss. I think you will find the column interesting and you can access it at http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/15/health/15brod.html. Ms. Brody not only addresses the difficulties of the emotional issues surrounding the loss of a spouse but she concludes her column by remarking on the concerns many widows and widowers have in regard to what will happen as they age and perhaps grow ill and require long-term care. This is a real concern. One way to assuage these fears is to learn about what the options are in regard to receiving long-term care and how to pay for long-term care.