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The Changing Landscape of Memory Care

While some facilities are stand-alone solutions for memory care patients, others will offer care that is already integrated into existing facilities that cover more than just the memory care sector.

By |2019-06-10T09:07:27+00:00June 10th, 2019|Elder Law|Comments Off on The Changing Landscape of Memory Care

Autism in America

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) refers to a broad range of behavioral conditions that include challenges with social skills, speech, and nonverbal communication as well as repetitive behaviors. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now estimate that autism affects 1 in 59 children in the United States.

By |2019-05-24T09:11:35+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Elder Law, Special Needs Planning & Guardianship|Comments Off on Autism in America

US Justice Department Elder Fraud Sweep

Now that digital technology, the Internet, email, and social media are so pervasive, transnational criminal organizations are “all in” to defraud the elderly.

By |2019-04-16T08:59:01+00:00May 6th, 2019|Elder Law|Comments Off on US Justice Department Elder Fraud Sweep

Memory Care and the Epidemic of Alzheimer’s

All people living with dementia should make plans with their family and attorney in the early stages of disease progression as to how they want to be handled medically in the advanced stages of Alzheimer’s.

By |2019-04-11T17:17:01+00:00April 29th, 2019|Elder Law|Comments Off on Memory Care and the Epidemic of Alzheimer’s

Estate Planning, Elder Law, What’s the Difference?

Elder law expertise becomes crucial when we get older. We’re living longer, healthier lives – but nobody knows when we, or those whom we love, will get too sick to make decisions or to live independently.

By |2019-04-09T09:21:03+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Elder Law|Comments Off on Estate Planning, Elder Law, What’s the Difference?

Family Caregiving: Make It a Job Like Any Other

How the caregiver is paid is important. It may not be possible to pay a caregiver a lump sum of money, and instead should only involve an hourly payment arrangement. The hourly rate must match the type of care being provided, and the experience level of the caregiver.

By |2019-04-01T09:26:03+00:00April 15th, 2019|Elder Law|Comments Off on Family Caregiving: Make It a Job Like Any Other

Veterans, Home Health Care and Technology

The Official Blog of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs reports that Telehealth is revolutionizing veteran care and providing high-quality treatment for them.

By |2019-03-21T10:19:32+00:00April 1st, 2019|Elder Law|Comments Off on Veterans, Home Health Care and Technology

Holding a Family Caregiving Meeting

Posted by:  Jennifer A. Johnson A family caregiving meeting is an essential tool when dealing with the care of an aging loved one. These meetings are beneficial for helping to keep all family members informed of decisions that need to be made, changes in diagnosis or prognosis, and help to ensure that all family members [...]

By |2019-03-19T09:24:11+00:00March 25th, 2019|Elder Law|Comments Off on Holding a Family Caregiving Meeting