What is an Aging Services Access Point (ASAP)?

An Aging Service Access Point (ASAP) is a private non-profit agency with a governing board that serve and represent seniors citizens. They are about twenty-five ASAPs statewide. ASAPs are a starting point for seniors looking for services or understanding benefits available to them in the Commonwealth.  ASAPs also  provide information and referrals...

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May is National Elder Law Month!

May is a big month for seniors! Back in 1963, President John F. Kennedy declared May to be Senior Citizens Month for anyone over 65 years old. In 1980, President Jimmy Carter kept the sentiment but changed the name to Older Americans Month.

Naturally, the National Academy for Elder...

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Estate Planning for Singles

Just as many people erroneously believe that estate planning is only for the elderly or the very wealthy, many fail to recognize that estate planning for singles is different than estate planning for couples. Since, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly half of the nation’s population is unmarried, this misconception...

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