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. Avoid These Gifting Mistakes!

    After you are gone you want your loved ones, particularly your children, to be able to use and enjoy the assets you leave behind. However, gifting assets is not as straightforward as you may think, and you need to be strategic when leaving money, property, or anything else you want designated for a …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. What Is a Revocable Living Trust?

    Including a revocable living trust in your estate plan reduces the time and cost of administering your estate, and allows control and flexibility. A trust is not complicated or intimidating. It is merely a mechanism by which the burdens of property ownership are separated from the benefits of proper…Read More

  5. Am I Responsible for Paying My Parent’s Nursing Home Bills?

    The ElderCare Law Firm works with a variety of clients and families deciding if nursing homes are a viable option for their situation. When an elderly person is no longer able to care for themselves, a lot of family members will encourage them to go to a nursing home. They may even make them go if t…Read More

  6. Elder Care: What is the Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid?

    When most people think of government health care programs and they think of Medicare and Medicaid. Well you would be right since these are two of the programs offered by the government. But most people then proceed to use the two terms interchangeably. That’s actually not right at all. Medicare an…Read More