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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Resources You Should Turn To As An Unexpected Caregiver

When the need for long-term care arises, often a family member of the ailing adult steps in to assume the role of caregiver. Sometimes, however, the need for a caregiver can happen suddenly and an unsuspecting family member may be the only one available to take on […]

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6 Surprising Facts About Gray Divorces

Unfortunately, older adults, particularly those beyond age fifty, are getting divorced at elevated rates. There is even a name for these situations, the so-called “Gray Divorce.” A divorce late in life presents a number of challenges that younger couples may not face, like the halving of shared […]

If You Are a Senior Who Plans to Travel this Year, Do Not Miss The Tips You Need on Health Care Coverage

It may still be the beginning of the year, but summer is fast approaching. For this common traveling period, many airline companies are offering great deals on airfare that many of us are taking advantage of. Whether you are planning for a family get-together or an exotic […]

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Surprising Facts About ‘Sandwich Generation’ Caregivers You Need to Know

Every year, more and more middle-aged adults are finding themselves in the position of caring for their children and their aging parents. Sociologists have dubbed this broadening cross-section of society the “sandwich generation,” because these family members are “sandwiched” in between older and younger family members. There […]

Four Critical Factors to Assess in a Skilled Nursing Facility for an Aging Parent

We know that searching for the right skilled nursing facility for your aging parents can be a difficult process. Where should you look? What do they need? How can you ensure that the good care they receive now will continue on into the future? These questions can […]