Take pictures of the physical injuries themselves, the area where the incident took place and if possible, the people involved. In cases involving particularly gruesome medical... more
Develop A Game Plan With The Entire Family.
At some point, most Alzheimer’s patients will spend time in a nursing home or assisted living facility. Whether, the stay is a temporary or permanent in... more
You are entitled to recover the value of past and future medical expenses. This may include past or future surgery, physical therapy, hospitalization, specialized transportation,... more
Written by attorney Jeena Belil, over 4 years ago.
Nursing Home Records/Chart.
Federal and State Law mandate that a nursing home facility must maintain clinical records on each patient and must give access to records within 24 hours of the request.... more
Don't assume 'nursing home' and 'assisted living facility' are interchangeable terms. Learn the differences and similarities between these facilities to determine which is best for your loved one.... more
Written by attorney David Lipcon, almost 4 years ago.
Often, families reluctantly have to place their loved ones in Nursing Homes or Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs), in order to assure medical attention and every-day assistance that they are not able... more
Purchase Long Term Care Insurance.
Purchase a New York State Partnership Long Term Care Insurance policy which allows you to qualify for Medicaid after the coverage ends, regardless of the amount of... more
the past, aging seniors had few housing options when a need for care arose
stay at home or go to a nursing home.
Today, seniors have many more housing options that offer varying levels
of care.... more
Have a serious heart-to-heart conversation with your parents..
This is a conversation that should be based on a relationship of equals. The adult children may need to overcome the adult-child roles... more