Medical Alert System Add-Ons for Senior Adults

Medical alert systems are important safety technologies that can facilitate emergency assistance and save lives. They are particularly well-suited for seniors, many of whom face elevated risks of falling and other health-related emergencies. Do you know how medical alert systems work? Let us provide an example: A […]

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4 Tips for Protecting Your Minor Children While They’re at Home This Summer

Most children look forward to summertime and a long break from school. Lazy days, sleeping in and more time with friends, and no homework, is a kid’s dream. More time at home, however, also means increased exposure to home health hazards. Many common child-related accidents occur in […]

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Tips You Need When It Comes to Ancillary Probate

When creating an estate plan, many people prepare their plans with the goal of avoiding probate in mind. Probate is the legal process through which the assets of a deceased person are distributed to the appropriate beneficiaries. Unfortunately, this can be a lengthy and expensive process, and […]

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5 Summer Safety Tips to Help Mom and Dad That You Might Not Have Considered

Did you know that rising summer temperatures means rising health risks for millions of American seniors? The main reason, according to the National Institutes of Health, is that the body’s ability to respond to heat is diminished in older age. As a result, serious heat-related health concerns […]

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Surprising Facts About Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes

Did you know elder abuse is defined as the mistreatment or harming of an older person? It can be physical, emotional or sexual in nature, and includes neglect and financial exploitation. It is also illegal, although it impacts millions of American seniors every year. One of the […]

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Elder Care Tips in Light of the Changes to the VA Pension Rules

The rules governing the VA Pension program changed last year on October 18, 2018. Previously, although the program had regulations, qualification was not clearly defined for the veteran and his or her dependents who needed to claim benefits. This may have been one of the causes of […]

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Healthy Diet Tips for Aging Gracefully This National Elder Law Month

Did you know that an unfortunate result of the aging process is that Older Americans become, as a population, not only less mobile but less healthy overall? According to a recent report, over one million people older than age 65 are “dangerously unsupported” and at risk for […]

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Caregiving Tips for Making Seniors’ Homes Safer This Coming National Older Americans Month

Every May is National Older Americans Month. Since 1963, it has been a time to celebrate seniors across the country. This month recognizes the countless contributions they have made to society and in the lives of others. The month-long celebration also calls for communities and family members […]

What is the Difference Between Estate Planning and Elder Law?

Often, when we first meet with clients, we are asked about the difference between an Estate Planning attorney and an Elder Law attorney. Many people have heard both terms before, but are not clear about the differences between the two practice areas. We know that planning for […]

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Nutrition Tips for Seniors

Nutrition is important for your health, no matter your age. As we age, however, our bodies experience a number of changes, especially when it comes to our physical health. Our metabolisms slow down and our physical strength weakens. We know that your senior loved one’s quality of […]

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