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How To Choose Your Elder Law Team

How To Choose Your Elder Law Team As adults, parents and individuals who have been in control and in charge of his or her own destinies for decades, it’s not easy to turn over the reins to a [...]

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Are You or Your Parents Competent To Sign Legal Documents?

Are You or Your Parents Competent To Sign Legal Documents? If your mom and dad are starting to forget things, have trouble recalling dates or events this doesn’t necessarily mean they are [...]

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New Year, New Site: Designed For Elder Law Clients And Their Families

New Year, New Site: Designed For Elder Law Clients And Their Families Spending time with family is one of the many joys of the holidays. During those family visits, though, children may notice a [...]

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Not Enough Geriatricians?

Geriatrics is one of the few medical specialties in the United States that is contracting even as the need is growing. An article in the New York Times says it ranks at the bottom of the list of [...]

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Medicare Paying for End of Life Talks

Medicare patients are being urged to discuss advance care planning with their doctors more frequently due to new changes in billing codes. Starting this year, Medicare will allow payments to [...]

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When An Elderly Relative Gives Away Money

What can you do when you find out an aged parent or other relative has been giving away large sums of money to an unrelated caregiver or someone else? In a post on elderlawanswers.com, a writer [...]

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New York Legislators Proposing “Elder Care Facility Sex Offender” Law

After the December arrest of level 3 sex offender Richard Ragone, who has been accused of assaulting a 91-year-old resident of the adult home where he worked, two New York legislators are [...]

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What to Consider When Choosing a Long-Term Care Living Situation for your Loved One

Choosing a long-term care living arrangement is one of the most difficult challenges faced by aging adults and their loved ones.  Most families try to avoid the nursing home option to the very [...]

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Caregiver Compensation Agreements: The Hidden Solution to Caring for Loved Ones

Caring for an aging relative is difficult—and often underappreciated—work.  Many people who serve as caregivers often feel as if they have two jobs—their full-time day job at the office, and the [...]

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One-of-a-Kind Families Need One-of-a-Kind Plans

According to statistics the average U.S. family size is 3.2 members.  The median age of a man upon his first marriage is 28.1, 47% of women aged 75 or older live alone.  Also according to [...]