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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

End of Life Planning: Preserving Quality

Huck Bouma attorneys prepare Powers of Attorney for Property and Healthcare so that when our clients can no longer act for themselves, people they trust will have the authority to act on their behalf.

By |2019-03-12T10:36:45+00:00March 18th, 2019|Elder Law|Comments Off on End of Life Planning: Preserving Quality

The Cost of Second Wedded Bliss

If one spouse in a marriage becomes ill, the assets of both spouses are, by and large, required to be spent on the ill spouse’s care before Medicaid benefits become available.

By |2019-01-31T14:34:41+00:00February 18th, 2019|Elder Law|Comments Off on The Cost of Second Wedded Bliss

Bill Paying Service for Seniors

There are many reasons that accurate bill paying may become unmanageable for seniors. SilverBills and services like them are becoming increasingly popular for proper bill payment.

By |2019-02-11T09:51:11+00:00February 11th, 2019|Elder Law|Comments Off on Bill Paying Service for Seniors