What is Medicaid?

  • November 18, 2019

Medicaid is a federal and state funded program that provides long term care coverage to certain individuals who meet specific non-financial and financial criteria. Medicaid, also known as Medical Assistance, has complex regulations that Elder Law attorneys can help a…

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How to Choose the Right Nursing Home

  • November 14, 2019

Choosing a nursing home for a loved one is an important decision and should be carefully considered. It is important for families to take the time to explore nursing home options and to carefully assess the nursing home facilities in…

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The Health Risks of Hearing Loss

  • November 7, 2019

The findings from a 10 year study by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) have reported a link between hearing loss and health risks. The risks include a 50% greater risk of dementia, a 40% greater risk of developing depression and a…

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Common Online Scams Affecting Seniors

  • October 31, 2019

The online world is rife with scams, and the number of people in the online world makes it a target rich environment for scammers. Seniors and near seniors should be aware of some of the more common attacks aimed to…

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New Options in Assisted Living

  • October 24, 2019

With changes in medicine, technology, and socioeconomics, it’s no surprise that assisted living is changing, too. The rising cost of assisted living means that some families are looking to new alternatives, while those who consider traditional assisted living have new…

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Tips to Help Seniors Balance a Budget

  • October 17, 2019

Money is one of life’s biggest concerns. People of all ages struggle to stretch their dollars to meet their needs and wants. Many seniors live on a fixed income and are presented with more challenges in making ends meet. Creating…

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Virtual Care for Seniors

  • October 10, 2019

For care providers and aging seniors in the information age, the future is now. While still with some challenges, adoption of virtual care as a standard in senior living and aging services has become a fully integrated and accepted practice…

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Living Trusts and How They Can Help Seniors

  • October 3, 2019

It’s an unfortunate fact that seniors can be prime targets for financial abuse and scams. Sadly, the elderly are often taken advantage of by strangers — and sometimes even their own family members. That’s why it’s important that planning is…

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Caregiving in the Sandwich Generation

  • September 26, 2019

In 2006, Miriam Webster included the term sandwich generation in the dictionary for the first time. Sandwich generation is defined as “a generation of people, typically in their thirties or forties, responsible for bringing up their own children and for…

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