For Many Veterans, Battle Trauma Is a Life-Long War

NPR reports that a new study has troubling implications for American’s veterans of the past, present, and future. The study, published in the widely respected JAMA Psychiatry journal, documents hundreds of thousands of cases of ongoing mental health problems in veterans of the Vietnam War. Those findings are significant for two reasons: (1) the subjects… Read More »

3 Signs That You Might Develop Dementia Someday

As more and more evidence suggests that dementia might be largely preventable, there is newfound interest in finding ways to avoid the devastating diagnosis. As with most chronic and terminal illnesses, the ability to recognize early warning signs is of chief importance. Newsmax Health recently identified three of these key warning signs, and they are… Read More »

Have Kids in Your Will? Get Creative!

When parents put together an estate plan, they typically take one of two approaches toward their children: “give them everything” or “give them nothing.” Both make sense in the right situations, but maybe there’s a middle ground. In a new series of estate planning articles, Yahoo! Finance urges parents to get a little creative when… Read More »

Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples in Light of Obergefell

If there’s one topic on everyone’s lips this month, it’s the United States Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, declaring once and for all that same-sex marriage is lawful across all fifty states. It’s a safe bet that this article isn’t the first time you’ve heard about the news. It’s everywhere. Incidentally, much… Read More »

Bedbugs Becoming A Big Problem In Nursing Homes

Your nursing home roommate “might be a bedbug,” reports NPR. As horrifying as that thought may seem, it’s an unfortunate reality for an increasing number of elderly people throughout America. The truth is that bedbugs are a bigger problem everywhere these days than they used to be. For reasons unknown, the once-uncommon critters have staged… Read More »

Estate Planning Priorities for Same-Sex Couples

If you’re in a same-sex marriage, you might feel like your hands are already full on the matrimony front. After all, the right to marry in California is still relatively recent news, and even those who availed themselves of that right early on might still feel rather new to married life. We can imagine, then,… Read More »