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Lack of Oversight for Hospice Providers

When a loved one enters hospice care, the whole point is to provide peace of mind and comfort to the patient and the family. Unfortunately, due to a lack of regulation, oversight, and available information regarding hospice care the result is sometimes disappointing.

By |2019-11-11T10:36:49-06:00December 2nd, 2019|Elder Law|Comments Off on Lack of Oversight for Hospice Providers

Veterans Day

Veterans Day, a U.S. federal holiday, is a time to honor and thank those who are serving or have served in the military and are still with us.

By |2019-10-24T10:04:37-05:00November 11th, 2019|Elder Law|Comments Off on Veterans Day

GAO to Review the VA Nursing Home Rating System

Advances in medical technology are allowing our veterans to survive injury and live longer lives; excellence in facility standards, coordination of care, favorable outcomes, and transparency in the process of facility ratings are achievable with the proper oversight. The GAO review will provide much-needed information to assess the best way forward to support our veterans in CLC facilities.

By |2019-10-17T09:30:56-05:00October 28th, 2019|Elder Law|Comments Off on GAO to Review the VA Nursing Home Rating System

Many Wealthy Retirees Are Too Scared to Spend

The Americans who have most benefited from this 10-year boom cycle in the American economy are averse to spending their money. They want to survive another economic downturn while maintaining their elite financial status.

By |2019-10-10T11:45:04-05:00October 21st, 2019|Elder Law|Comments Off on Many Wealthy Retirees Are Too Scared to Spend

Hidden Alzheimer’s Costs and the Impact on Families

Dementia is one of the costliest diseases to our society. In fact, it is the third most expensive disorder in the United States. And that is before factoring in the difficult-to-calculate or “hidden” costs.     

By |2019-10-07T09:34:26-05:00October 7th, 2019|Elder Law|Comments Off on Hidden Alzheimer’s Costs and the Impact on Families

Staying Mentally Sharp

There are things you can do to keep the brain sharp – small, daily habits which can reduce the risk of cognitive decline. 

By |2019-09-27T15:11:43-05:00September 30th, 2019|Elder Law|Comments Off on Staying Mentally Sharp