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September 25, 2008
Q. Last week you touched on asking my mom (who has early stage Alzheimer?s) how she wants to be cared for in the future. What steps do I need to take legally? Last week you touched on asking my mom (who has early stage Alzheimer?s) how she wants to be cared for in the future. What steps do I need to take legally? ? Laurie, La Crescenta ? The sooner you begin legal planning, the more your mom will be able to participate. Making plans for health care, finances and property, as well as naming another person to act as her conservator are critical steps to take when a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer?
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January 18, 2007
A free seminar especially designed for seniors and their adult children will be offered at the Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA, 1930 Foothill Blvd., from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27. "A Wealth of Options for the Golden Years: A Lender, A Tax Consultant and an Attorney Discuss Trusts, Taxes and Things to Consider Before Selling the Family Home" will focus primarily on the practical steps seniors and their adult children can take in deciding if and when they should sell the family home.
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February 1, 2007
"We had a wonderful turnout with over 80 people in attendance," said Nancy Turney, community senior services director at the Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA of last Saturday's Financial Management for Seniors Seminar, the first of two to be held at the Y. The seminar featured Brian McKim of Countrywide Home Loans, Melinda Thompson, a tax consultant with CTS Tax and Financial Solutions; and Carol Peters, an elder law attorney. McKim talked primarily about reverse mortgages which are often used by seniors to maintain or improve their quality of life when they have a lot of equity tied up in their home and minimal income.
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By Nancy Turney | December 28, 2011
Q. I've been hearing a lot about “long-term-care insurance.” Won't Medicare cover my needs? The short answer is, no, probably not. Unlike other types of medical procedures and treatments, long-term care is not primarily intended to cure a medical condition. It focuses, instead, on helping a person cope with a reduced level of function over an extended period of time - sometimes indefinitely. Generally, an individual in such circumstances needs assistance with what are called “activities of daily living,” i.e., bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting and transferring.
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September 7, 2006
The following crime reports for La Cañada Flintridge and La Crescenta were provided by the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station.   Saturday, September 2 Person(s) unknown damaged a vehicle parked in the 200 block of Baptiste Way in La Cañada Flintridge. Person(s) unknown shattered the driver's side window of a vehicle parked at the 18.87 mile marker on Angeles Forest Highway and stole an amplifier and Ipod. Person(s) unknown egged a vehicle that was parked in front of a residence in the 2000 Fairway Avenue in La Crescenta.
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September 25, 2008
Q. Last week you touched on asking my mom (who has early stage Alzheimer?s) how she wants to be cared for in the future. What steps do I need to take legally? Last week you touched on asking my mom (who has early stage Alzheimer?s) how she wants to be cared for in the future. What steps do I need to take legally? ? Laurie, La Crescenta ? The sooner you begin legal planning, the more your mom will be able to participate. Making plans for health care, finances and property, as well as naming another person to act as her conservator are critical steps to take when a loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer?
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