Why Moving Is So Hard for People with Dementia

Elder law attorneys know that making the decision to move an elderly loved one into an assisted living facility is never easy. However, when your elderly parent or grandparent is struggling with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, the situation can be particularly challenging. Challenges of Moving with Dementia For those with dementia, being in […]

The Best Ways to Plan for Alzheimer’s

Receiving a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or another progressive form of dementia is always devastating for everyone involved. It is never easy to wrap your head around the changes that will gradually make life more challenging for you and your family.  If you have recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia, it is important to […]

5 Important Financial Questions to Discuss With Your Aging Parents

As your parent ages, setting a plan in place for their care can be a difficult topic to broach. No one wants to talk about death and the financial realities that come with aging.  Instead of having a proactive conversation early in a parent’s aging process most families have a reactive discussion under high levels […]

Continuing Care Retirement Communities on the Rise

Continuing care retirement communities (CCRC), sometimes referred to as life plan communities, the goal is to provide a long-term care option for older residents. These residents prefer to live in the same community, though in different phase locations, during their aging process. In essence, it is a continuum of care that will see you through […]

Being a Caregiver For a Family Member With Alzheimer’s

In 2020, a significant portion of the American baby boomer generation has reached the age of 65 or older, which increases their risk for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia diseases. By the year 2030, the 65 plus age segment of the population will increase substantially, accounting for over 20 percent of the American people. […]

How an Elder law attorney Can Help You

Elder law encompasses a wide range of legal matters affecting an older or disabled person. An elder law attorney or certified elder law attorney (CELA) specializes as a legal advocate for aging adults and their loved ones Issues related to guardianship, retirement, health care including advance directives, long term care planning, Social Security, Medicare and […]