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The Plight of U.S. Nursing Homes

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing us to take a hard look at where our loved one should receive care if care at home is not a safe option.

By |2020-06-15T10:15:36-05:00June 15th, 2020|Elder Law|Comments Off on The Plight of U.S. Nursing Homes

Voice First Technology Helps Keeps Seniors Stay Connected

Seniors who struggle to adapt to the internet of things (IoT) using digital devices that require typing, clicking, or swiping can now rely on voice commands to get the information they need and the people with whom they want to communicate.

By |2020-05-26T11:57:01-05:00June 8th, 2020|Elder Law|Comments Off on Voice First Technology Helps Keeps Seniors Stay Connected

Understanding the Impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Seniors

There are ways to try and manage stress and stay as healthy as possible during this uncertain time thanks to advice from several federal agencies monitoring the situation and the impact of COVID-19 on the senior population.

By |2020-05-26T11:52:58-05:00June 1st, 2020|Elder Law|Comments Off on Understanding the Impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) on Seniors

Happy Memorial Day

Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.

By |2020-05-21T11:28:24-05:00May 25th, 2020|Elder Law|Comments Off on Happy Memorial Day

Americans of All Ages are Creating Their Wills During COVID 19 Pandemic

There has been an explosion in the numbers of Americans rushing to create their wills online. Understandably, the coronavirus pandemic has created the scramble to set up wills and end-of-life-directives. However, online do it yourself (DIY) wills are often deemed invalid as they do not comply with all of the legal requirements of your state.

By |2020-05-05T14:48:39-05:00May 11th, 2020|Elder Law|Comments Off on Americans of All Ages are Creating Their Wills During COVID 19 Pandemic

Help Seniors During Social Distancing

The medically recommended protocols for social distancing and government mandates that restrict large gatherings of Americans to slow the spread of the coronavirus are minimizing our abilities to interact with each other. This isolation holds especially true for those seniors who live alone or in long term health care facilities.

By |2020-04-17T14:47:45-05:00April 27th, 2020|Elder Law|Comments Off on Help Seniors During Social Distancing

Stay Safe and Well

Now is the time to make sure you and yours have the proper documents in place, so your trusted person can handle legal, financial, and health-care decisions for you if you cannot do so yourself. Take the few easy steps to get prepared. We can help prepare these important documents and guide you through the decision-making process.

By |2020-04-20T12:28:10-05:00April 20th, 2020|Elder Law|Comments Off on Stay Safe and Well

CMS Rules Amid COVID-19

CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) has issued temporary guidance and changes in order to combat the spread of COVID-19 among elderly Americans.

By |2020-03-25T11:10:40-05:00March 25th, 2020|Elder Law|Comments Off on CMS Rules Amid COVID-19

An update from us regarding the Executive Order signed by Governor JB Pritzker on March 20, 2020

Governor Pritzker signed Executive Order 2020-10 on March 20, 2020. It went into effect at 5:00pm on Saturday, March 21, 2020. This Executive Order generally requires individuals in Illinois to stay at home, but contains numerous exceptions. Any businesses qualifying as “Essential Businesses” are permitted to remain open.

By |2020-03-23T16:31:53-05:00March 23rd, 2020|Banking & Finance, Business Services, Elder Law, Employment Law, Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate, Special Needs Planning & Guardianship, Trusts & Estates|Comments Off on An update from us regarding the Executive Order signed by Governor JB Pritzker on March 20, 2020

Researchers Give New Insights on Parkinson’s Disease

Disease-modifying treatments become more prevalent as our ability to advance our understanding of the human brain mechanisms increases. Researchers who are capable of rethinking traditional disease model understanding are at the forefront of this disease modification trend.

By |2020-03-06T11:50:29-06:00March 16th, 2020|Elder Law|Comments Off on Researchers Give New Insights on Parkinson’s Disease