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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

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

Providing for a Disabled Loved One: Consider a Pooled Trust

Having loved ones and dependents who are disabled can weigh heavily on you as you get older. You want to make sure that your loved one is provided for after you are gone. Problems can arise however if your loved one is receiving state benefits like Supplemental Social Security. Too large of an inheritance can […]

By |April 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Responsibilities of an Executor

Whether you are looking to name an executor in your own will or have been named an executor for a will you may have some questions as to just what responsibilities that entails. The executor is given a great deal of responsibility, quite often during a time of great emotional stress. Therefore before naming an […]

By |April 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Avoid Tax Scammers

With tax season upon us it is once again time to file your taxes. Unfortunately the scammers of the world also know that it is tax time and are looking to take full advantage of anyone they can. Don’t fall prey to these criminals. Not only could you lose money you could also inadvertently give […]

By |April 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

No-Contest Clause Can Help Avoid Fights

Nobody wants their legacy spoiled with a nasty fight amongst their heirs. The stress of a loved one passing may bring to the surface old feelings that cause your heirs to squabble over what you have left them. This can be particularly true in a case where some heirs are left more than others. To […]

By |April 1st, 2015|a will|0 Comments

Funding Assisted Living

There may come a time when you or an elderly loved one needs to have home care or move to an assisted living home. When this happens the cost can be a shock to the entire family. There are ways that you can fund assisted living without trying to pay for the costs directly out […]