Should I Consider Working with an Elder Law Attorney?
Elder law attorneys can assist family caregivers in understanding their loved one’s current situation and outlining possible solutions for the future.
How Does Guardianship Work?
If you haven’t had any experience with guardianship for adults with dementia, it’s likely you don’t understand just how complex it is. You are not alone.
Can a Loved One with Dementia Live by Themselves?
A diagnosis of dementia may prompt families and their loved one with dementia to reconsider their choices. However, people with dementia do live by themselves. We discuss some common topics related to independent living after a diagnosis of dementia.
Watch for Elder Financial Abuse
Elder abuse is a rampant problem.
Can I Protect My Aging Parents?
As the American population of seniors continues to expand, the need for intentional estate planning becomes more urgent, especially for the children of aging parents.
Do I Have to “Spend Down” Everything to Qualify for Medicaid?
My spouse is going to have to move to a nursing home. When spending down assets for the sick spouse to qualify for Medicaid, does it have to be done before sick spouse is sent to a nursing home or can it be done even after the sick spouse is admitted to a nursing home?
What are the Signs of Elder Abuse?
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, many older adults are more socially isolated than ever — and thus more vulnerable to being financially victimized.
Can I Claim Grandfather’s Unclaimed Insurance Policy?
Insurance claims can be made at any time, even years after the death of the policy holder.
Any Ideas How to Pay for Long-Term Care?
The costs of long-term care for older adults can be significant. Federal Medicare health insurance benefits do not cover most of these costs. Most people who incur costs for long-term care cover them with a combination of personal savings, long-term care insurance and Medicaid, among other sources.
When Should I Consult with an Elder Law Attorney?
Here’s what you need to consider, when looking to hire an elder law attorney.