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Moving into a New Retirement Community or Long Term Care Facility

Are you or an elderly loved one moving into a new home soon? Moving into a retirement community or long term care facility is probably different than any other move that you have made in your life. It might seem like you or your loved one will never adjust, but there are some things that […]

By |April 28th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments

What Is a Continuing Care Retirement Community?

There are a wide range of options for elderly people looking for a residence that can handle their specific needs. One option that you or an elderly loved one may be interested in is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). CCRCs offer benefits that personal care homes or other residences that provide care don’t offer. […]

By |April 26th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments

Ways to Fund an Entry Fee for a CCRC

You may be considering a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) for yourself or for an elderly loved one. CCRCs offer a wide range of care and options that can increase over time. However, each of those increased levels of care increase the monthly cost of the CCRC. There is also an entry fee that can […]

By |April 21st, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments

Ways to Stay Active as a Senior

Are you looking for a way to keep yourself or an elderly loved one active? Many medical experts think that staying active as long as you possibly can is the best way to keep healthy and improve your quality of life. Here are some ideas for you or your elderly loved one to stay active.

 
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By |April 19th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments

Some Common Mistakes Made by Seniors

Retirement comes with a lot of complicated rules. It may seem like an easy enough process, but there are plenty of ways to make a mistake along the road. Fortunately, the more common ones are very easy to avoid. Here are some of the more common mistakes that you can make and why you should avoid them.

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By |April 18th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning|0 Comments

Estate Planning with Large Families

Do you have a large family or are part of a large family with an elderly loved one? Things can get very complicated with a loved one who is suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Family members may have conflicting ideas of what the best care path for this loved one is. Family arguments can stem from these conflicts and lead to bad blood at one of the worst times this could happen in a family. Here are some ways to avoid these with some estate planning details.

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By |April 14th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning|0 Comments

Do You Know What It Means to Be Incapacitated?

By |April 12th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments

CCRC Entry Requirements, Contracts and Funding

If you or an elderly loved one is considering a Continuing Care Retirement Community, then you may be wondering about the details surrounding fees, entry and how to pay for the CCRC. Before entering into a contract with any retirement community, you should consult with an elder law attorney at Stano Law Firm. Here are some of the high level details about entry requirements, contract and available funding sources for a CCRC.

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By |April 11th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments

Where Not to Find Social Security Filing Assistance

Social Security is a program that almost all Americans are going to take advantage of at some point in their life. Because of this, you may be thinking the program is user friendly. Unfortunately you would be wrong.

Social security is a pretty complicated process that can be very difficult to understand. Making mistakes when filing can end up costing you money in the long run as your benefits may be reduced or you may not be taking full advantage of the benefits available to you.

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By |March 26th, 2016|Ohio Elder Law|0 Comments

What is the Windfall Elimination Provision

If you are near retirement you may be looking into what kind of social security benefits you are going to be eligible for. One of the things you may have come across is the Windfall Elimination Provision? This can affect the benefits that you are going to receive from Social Security. What is the Windfall Elimination Provision and how might it affect you? Read on to find out.

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By |March 24th, 2016|Ohio Law|0 Comments