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Benefits of a Geriatric Care Manager

You may be considering hiring a geriatric care manager to assist you in caring for an elderly loved one. This can be a great option if funds are available and can support this kind of expert. Here are some of the benefits of a geriatric care manager.

Be a Voice in Your Absence

While you try to be […]

By |January 21st, 2015|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments

A Will Protect Your Loved Ones as Well As you

While we have stated over and over again how important a will is to protect you and your assets, one thing that bears mentioning is the fact that a will can protect your loved ones as well. Not having a will can cause many legal problems for your surviving loved ones.
Guardianship of Dependents
Do you have […]

By |April 26th, 2015|a will|0 Comments

Forget the Trust, Just Sign a Will

Having a trust may seem like a good idea for you to have a say on how your assets are going to be distributed after death. However, in some cases, having a trust may not be the best of ideas. Here are some reasons why you may want to have a will and go through […]

By |April 24th, 2015|a will|0 Comments

Splitting a Revocable Trust

Many couples may consider setting up a revocable trust in order to protect assets when one spouse dies before the other. Splitting the trust upon the death of one spouse is good for other situations as well. Here are some reasons that you may wish to split your trust upon the death of one spouse.
Second […]

By |April 22nd, 2015|a will|0 Comments

Veteran’s Benefits Programs for Seniors You May Not Be Aware Of

As a veteran or the spouse of a veteran, you may be entitled to quite a few benefits that you are not aware of. If your financial situation requires that you seek out alternate benefits for essential things like long term care, medical benefits or other necessities you may want to look into these benefits […]

By |April 20th, 2015|Cleveland Ohio Veterans Benefits|0 Comments

VA Caregiver Workshops

If you or a loved one you are caring for is a veteran then you may be unaware of some of the benefits that you are eligible to use. One of them is a workshop that is conducted through a partnership between the VA and the National Council on Aging. This workshop is for veterans […]

By |April 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Long Term Care Policies: Claiming the Benefits

Having long term care insurance seems like a great idea. The issue is these policies can be very complicated when it comes to understanding just what they will cover. Many seniors who have long term care insurance aren’t aware of the complexities of how and when their benefits work. Here are some things to keep […]

By |April 16th, 2015|elder law|0 Comments

Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefit

Many former veterans are unaware of just how much assistance is available for them as they age. One such program is the Aid and Attendance benefit. This program is available to veterans and their spouses and can be used to pay for long term care.
Eligibility Requirements
There are some pretty strict requirements to be able to […]

By |April 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Caring for Your Parents is a Team Effort Between Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities and Hospitals

Some folks may not be aware how closely nursing and assisted living facilities work with their local healthcare providers. Both types of healthcare venues need to have many outstanding relationships with local hospitals (in particular hospital discharge planners and case managers) along with the doctors who also work in the region.

This is very important because […]

By |April 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What you need to Know about Medicaid Estate Recovery

If you are a senior of modest means then the idea of someday relying on Medicaid to handle your long term care costs has probably crossed your mind. After all you have paid into the system for your entire life and part of your benefits as a retiree is being able to rely on Medicaid […]

By |April 11th, 2015|Ohio Medicaid, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is Elder Law?

If you are one of America’s seniors the term elder law may come up more and more often to you. You may wonder to yourself just what elder law is. How do you know what specific services a law firm specializing in elder law can provide to you and what topics do they specialize in? […]

By |April 9th, 2015|elder law|0 Comments