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. Understanding Dementia & Creating A Long Term Plan

    Different from standard memory loss, dementia is a broad term used to refer to the general decline of someone’s mental abilities, to the point it begins to interfere with one’s life. If you or a loved one is facing dementia, it is important to understand what this will mean in regards to long-te…Read More

  3. Talking to Your Children About End of Life Care

    Discussing the end of life is never a favorite topic. However, it is important to think about how you want your end of life care to be handled and to ensure you set up your estate planning to reflect your wishes. If you have not yet discussed your end of life care with your children, make this an up…Read More

  4. How Early Should You Start Estate Planning?

    For many, estate planning is something that is either brushed of as unimportant or something to attend to later down the road. You may wonder, how early should you start estate planning? The answer is right away. Ideally, estate planning should be started at a young age. However, even if you are pas…Read More

  5. 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

  6. Caring For Your Aging Parents Long-Distance

    If you have an aging parent who is requiring additional assistance, there are many hurdles to surpass, and problems to solve. If you are caring for your parents long distance, there are even more problems to navigate and solve. Being far away from your parents can make you, the caregiver, feel helpl…Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  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