Legal Articles, Elder Law

Nursing Home Injuries That Call for Legal Action

When we place our loved ones in nursing homes or adult living facilities, we expect them to be cared for in a safe, clean and professional environment. Unfortunately, this does not always happen, and incidents of injuries, neglect, or even abuse of the elderly in nursing homes occur all too frequently.

Guardianship Litigation

A brief overview about Guardianship Litigation.

Should All States Permit the Use of Medicaid for Assisted Living?

The question of using Medicaid funds for assisted living is a big one for many in the elder care field. As we have discussed before, Medicaid is a joint state and federal program.

Alzheimer’s Disease vs Age Related Memory Loss

There was a recent article discussing Nobel Prize-winning Professor Eric Kandel’s 50+ years of research on the topic of memory loss and Alzheimer’s Disease.

You Can Pay Your Medicare Premiums Online

Online bill paying has become a popular way to make paying bills easier, and now you can pay your Medicare premiums online too. If your bank allows customers to pay bills online, you can use that service to pay your Medicare premiums.

Why Hiring an Elder Law Attorney Can Save You Money with Medicaid and Asset Protection Planning

Some seniors and their families don’t use a lawyer to plan for long-term care or Medicaid, often because they’re afraid of the cost. An Elder Law attorney can help you save money in the long run as well as make sure you are getting the best care for your loved one.

How do Medicare and Employer Coverage Work Together?

Medicare benefits start at age 65, but many people continue working past that age, either by choice or need. It is important to understand how Medicare and employer coverage work together.

Tips For Long Distance Caregivers

What if there is a problem and you are not around the corner to help? Being a long distance caregiver for an elderly or disabled loved one is tough.

Is There a Large Scale Problem with Court Appointed Guardians?

In my opinion, the answer to the question of “is there a large scale problem with court appointed guardians” is “no.”

Is a Roth IRA right for you?

A Roth IRA is a different type of IRA and it may work for you. In its basic form an IRA (Individual Retirement Account) is an account that you can contribute funds free of federal income taxes.

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