Elder Law Practice Blog

Learn About Nursing Homes, Medicaid, And How To Protect Your Loved Ones Assets

How to Pay for Nursing Home Care

Spoiler Alert:  Don’t Pay until it’s all gone! You have done everything possible to keep Momma home as long as possible. Now home care is no longer working. And the doctors are telling you that Mom needs a Nursing Home level of care. You have resisted this move with...

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Finding The Best Nursing Home For Momma

When finding the best nursing home for your Loved One, it often times goes something like this: Mom has started declining lately and you want to find the best possible care option for her. She has Alzheimer's and is no longer able to stay at home by herself. You and...

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3 Care Options for Momma

We often don’t think about care options until we need them.  This is particularly true regarding the care options for our parents.  When their health starts to decline and they need help, then care options become important to understand (immediately).  Hopefully you...

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Avoiding the Big 3 (Part 1)

Thanks for being one of the first to view the grand re-opening of our Blog.  To start us off,  I have included the video of the first edition of another of our first’s, which is the ELP Legal Minute.  This is a new series broadcast on Facebook where I literally talk...

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Nobody told me…

Nobody Told Me That I Didn’t have to Spend All of our Money for My Husband's Nursing Home Care!!!   Please give me a moment to vent... Just this morning, I heard about a proverbial train wreck that didn't have to happen.  This woman had spent every dime of the...

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4 Key Documents (Part I)

Here are 4 key documents that are necessary to have in place to help protect you and your estate. (Regardless of how much money you have or don't have) We will discuss the first one today. Property Power of Attorney - Who makes the decisions for you if you can’t make...

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Take “paws.”

Get the facts before writing the checks for long-term care! Big and Harry the farm cat does his own thing. (His main tasks right now are staying cool and coming around for food.) He comes off as a bit aloof and independent as cats do. But we know that he is not quite...

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Personal Space – How Big is Your Bubble?

How big is your bubble, and who hangs out in it with you? As an adult with full mental capacity. You typically get to choose how close you get to others. Or you can at least move or react appropriately when someone tries to invade your personal space. But what if you...

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