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Should I Sell My House to My Children?

There’s a bit of common wisdom, an urban legend, really, that says selling your house to your kids is the best way to protect it when you go into a nursing home. There is a well-founded fear about losing your assets to Medicaid. However, there’s a lot of reasons why transferring your home into your [...]

By | April 18th, 2018|elder law|0 Comments

Estate and Retirement Planning for Late-in-Life Parents

We’re living longer every day, and our changing culture and advancing science means that people are having children later than ever. This means that it’s more common each year to have older parents. These parents need to keep special considerations in mind when it comes to retirement and estate planning. Creating this estate plan and [...]

By | April 4th, 2018|estate law|0 Comments

Nursing Home vs. Assisted Living

It’s never an easy decision, placing your senior parent into a long-term care facility. Nobody wants to give up their home that they’ve put their whole life into, and face the fact that they need ongoing help with their daily living. Sometimes, however, it becomes necessary, and when this does happen there are many choices [...]

By | March 28th, 2018|Ohio Elder Law|0 Comments

4 Signs You Need to Discuss Long Term Care with Your Parents

Your parents have always been there for you, to help you in your darkest times. They’ve always been the most self-sufficient people you can imagine. Lately, however, they seem to be slipping. They’ve missed some bills, forgotten medication, and their mood seems to change at a moment’s notice. You’re concerned, and you can’t give them [...]

By | March 14th, 2018|estate law|0 Comments

Long Term Care Options for Seniors

When your senior loved one becomes unable to care for their own needs, you need to be able to ensure that they are properly cared for. Not everyone can quit their job or take the time needed to provide full-time care for an elderly parent, especially if that care requires medical expertise. It’s not an [...]

By | March 7th, 2018|Nursing Home|0 Comments

How an Estate Planning Lawyer Can Keep Your Money in the Family

When you pass away, you want your assets to go to your heirs, not to government entities or creditors looking to put their hands into the pockets of your estate. Unfortunately, when people die, everyone in the world shows up with their palms up, looking for their cut. It’s important to properly protect your assets [...]

By | February 28th, 2018|estate law|0 Comments

5 Questions to Ask Attorneys Specializing in Elder Care

As we grow older, there are a range of needs that come up which are different and unique from those we experienced as young adults. We wonder what happens if we can’t take care of ourselves. How can we ensure that our needs and wishes are met? What happens when we pass away, and how [...]

By | February 21st, 2018|elder law|0 Comments

What Do Elder Law Attorneys Do?

Elder law attorneys can be your best ally in planning and protecting you as you approach your golden years. They serve as advocates for seniors and their loved ones. Most are knowledgeable and experienced in a range of legal issues that affect disabled and elderly people. These include issues that relate to planning for health [...]

By | February 14th, 2018|elder law|0 Comments