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Elder law refers to the legal framework for dealing with issues related to the elderly, like long term care, nursing home issues, retirement planning and more.
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Watching our grandparents and parents grow older can be difficult. As those we love fall victim to the ailments of aging, we look to medicines, doctors, diets, vitaminsanything we can findin hopes of keeping them healthy and able to live as independently as they wish to. When fin...
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 to provide for themselves. They expect, and are certainly entitled to, top qualit...
Marylous mom had a stroke and lost the use of one side
of her body. Marylou wanted her mom to
be moved to the nursing home in her neighborhood so she could visit her mom
daily. She was told that they had a bed
available, but that she would need to sign the Admission Agreeme...
What is Estate Planning?
Several steps must be taken when a person dies. After the funeral services or last rites are completed, the decedent's personal belongings must be gathered, creditors must be paid (including the expenses of last illness and funeral, and payment of any t...
An Estate Plan is simply a plan to protect you, your assets and your family in the case of unexpected events. Every person who has attained age 18 should consider the following 6 documents. Remember
One of the greatest concerns of seniors and their families is the cost of long term care, especially the cost of nursing home care. Long term care refers to a range of services necessary to meet your
If you become incapacitated and are unable to manage your affairs, you should have a power of attorney to empower someone you choose to act on your behalf while you are incapacitated. There are two ge
you concerned about conflict in your family, or a potential conflict, that
involves an elderly person, changes related to aging and increased
vulnerability, or administration of a probate estate? If so, your family
may benefit from Elder Mediation. Elder
Mediation offers the ...
If you are Floridian whose incapacitated spouse needs long-term nursing care, you undoubtedly want to do everything possible to help your spouse. At the same time, unless you're very wealthy or have good long-term care insurance, the cost of your spouse's care may be threatening ...
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