Elder Law Attorneys Specialize in Helping the Elderly

Many elderly persons rely entirely on their children, family members or other individuals to help them. This dependence upon caregivers or family members makes an older person more vulnerable to abuse and financial exploitation. Legal arrangements and protective actions by family may be necessary to shield loved ones from making bad decisions or from being […]

Hospice Care and discussions about care – Some very surprising facts.

Many of our clients tend to think of hospice as a death sentence for their sick family members.   Some look at it as the medical professionals “giving up” on treatment.   Neither of these things is actually true.   In reality, hospice care is not about giving up or giving in, it is about giving someone a better quality of […]

It’s a Beautiful Thing?

It’s a Beautiful Thing? We recently accompanied an elderly client and her family through assisted living, nursing and then hospice care.  When I first met Mary (not the real name of our 80-something client), I thought her an attractive and vibrant woman, full of fun and just a bit of flirtatiousness.  I liked her when I met […]

Long Term Care Planning and the Recession of 2008 – What To Do Now?

A global economic crisis is upon us. Everyone has been affected by recent events. These events have been worrisome for most of us, but absolutely terrifying for our fixed income, retired or disabled parents and loved ones. A global economic crisis is upon us. Everyone has been affected by recent events. These events have been […]