1. How To Be There For Your Loved One In A Nursing Home

    While we all wish our loved ones could spend every day of their lives independent and in the comfort of their own home, this is sometimes simply not possible. Making the decision to place your aging parent or another relative into a nursing home can feel like a betrayal. However, in many cases, it i…Read More

  2. Why You Need an Advance Directive

    Advance directives address exactly everything we don’t want to think about. They plan for the worst situations possible, where you are alive yet unable to communicate your wishes for treatment or life-prolonging measures. They ensure that your wishes are communicated, but oftentimes people don’t…Read More

  3. Why Choose an Elder Lawyer?

    When you are looking for a doctor, you wouldn’t choose a pediatrician as an adult, and you wouldn’t want a gerontologist for an infant. The same principle applies to law, and choosing a lawyer that has skill and experience in senior issues is crucial when you are older. Especially when dealing w…Read More

  4. Why Do I Need a Will?

    Many people wonder if they have enough property to execute a last will and testament. Even if you don’t happen to own much, you absolutely should have a will. At the very least, a will can give clear direction to loved ones left behind about payment of funeral expenses and last wishes for burial. …Read More

  5. Elder Care FAQ: What is my Power of Attorney?

    When someone gets older there are actually a number of different things they should start to think about. Elder care is not just looking at things like nursing homes, or in-home care, or how they will care for themselves. This is when most people look at creating a will, a living will, or trust fund…Read More

  6. Elder Care FAQ: Is Respite Care Right For Me?

    Some of our clients have found that respite care is perfect for the elder(s) in their family. Are you caring for an elderly parent or loved one? Do you sit with them around the clock and take care of everything that they need at all moments of the day? If you do, you might want to look into respite …Read More

  7. Elder Care FAQ: What are some Alternatives to Nursing Homes?

    One question the attorneys at our Utah elder care law firm encounter very often is if there are alternatives to nursing homes. Maybe you have a parent that’s getting older and you don’t know what you should do. Maybe they can still take care of themselves or maybe they are losing some of those a…Read More

  8. Elder Care FAQ: What is Long-Term Care Insurance?

    At our elder care law firm serving Weber and Davis counties, we help clients everyday decide if they should choose a long-term care insurance plan. If you’re looking at health insurance plans for someone that is getting older, or someone that is very sick, you want to make sure that everything is …Read More

  9. How Does a Living Will Work in Elder Care?

    The attorneys at our Utah elder care law firm can help you decide if a living will is the right option for you. Let’s say that you’re sick and you don’t know what’s going to happen to you as the disease progresses. Or maybe you’re just thinking about what could happen is you do get sick. W…Read More