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Understanding the Different Types of Dementia
September 16th, 2019
As you can imagine, we see many people in our law office who have a loved one suffering from dementia. Family members and spouses often find themselves needing to make decisions to keep a patient and their assets safe. Unfortunately, the nature of de… Read More
Protecting Yourself From Three Scams That Target Seniors
May 31st, 2017
As members of the Baby Boom generation moves into their golden years, marketers will shower them with attention in hopes of garnering a share of their cash. Unfortunately, so will scammers. Older Americans have always been a popular target of scammer… Read More
May is Elder Law Month!
May 15th, 2017
There are plenty of things to celebrate in May, but one that you’ve probably never considered is “National Elder Law Month.” While celebrating elder law may not be as immediately satisfying as celebrating, say, “National Hambu… Read More
Understanding the Medicare Skilled Nursing Benefit
April 11th, 2017
Many people need skilled nursing care on a shorter-term basis, typically after an illness or injury has sent them to the hospital, but before they are up to caring for themselves at home. In these cases, Medicare does offer coverage for care in a ski… Read More
What is Hospice Care and Who Pays for It?
February 13th, 2017
Hospice care is care that is focused on making sure that people in the last stages of incurable diseases are able to spend their remaining days as comfortably and meaningfully as possible. The focus is on enhancing quality of life rather than prolong… Read More
End-of-Life Planning is Important
January 23rd, 2017
Kenny Rogers famously crooned, “The most that you can hope for is to die in your sleep.” Unfortunately, while death comes for all of us eventually, we can’t guarantee it will come so painlessly or gently. As difficult as it is to co… Read More
Nursing Home Costs Continue to Rise!
December 7th, 2016
Nobody wants to need care in a nursing home, but the reality is that many people do. According to the Ohio Department of Aging, over 80,000 Ohio residents receive care in more than 1,000 nursing homes. Many of those who go into a nursing home are the… Read More
How to Protect Assets from the Nursing Home
February 16th, 2016
Thousands of Americans need nursing home care every year. Many need this focused care because they are struggling with end of life illnesses or conditions that require constant skilled supervision. Nursing home care can be vital to preserving quality… Read More
What Is Elder Law?
October 12th, 2015
Elder law is an area of legal practice that focuses on the specific needs of seniors. It covers a wide range of elements, including: Estate Planning Wills, Trusts and Probate Trust Administration Elder Abuse Elder Fraud Powers of Attorney Elderly Hea… Read More
4 Tips For Talking To An Aging Parent About Extended Medical Care
April 8th, 2014
For many people, one of the most difficult conversations to have involves talking with an aging parent about extended medical care. Here are some tips for talking with a parent about future care. Read More
Tags: Estate Planning, Extended Care