Elder Law

Do you know the signs of elder abuse?

Elder abuse is unfortunately a common issue. Some people take advantage of older people and treat them horribly because they feel nobody will believe them if they report it. To protect someone you love from abuse, you should understand the signs something is...

Crisis vs. Long-Term Medicaid Planning

If you do any amount of research for elder law or estate planning, you will see terms such as “crisis” and “long-term planning.”  Though both of these terms apply to elder law, they represent different situations and needs. Even people new to elder law should...

Understanding Medicare

Perhaps the only thing more common than this term is how frequently it is misunderstood. One such reason is that it is usually discussed alongside another program called Medicaid. There are only two letters that are different between both words. Add in the idea that...

Recognizing the Early Signs of Dementia

As we age, a certain degree of memory loss is normal. How many of us have walked into a room and forgotten what we intended to do there or been in the middle of a discussion only to forget the other person’s original question? This is why it can be hard to detect the...

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