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How to Identify Elder Abuse

Placing your senior parent or elderly loved one into a nursing home or other long-term care facility involves trusting an entire network of professionals to provide for their needs. From hygiene to daily tasks to medication to exercise and socialization, these facilities need to be well-staffed and full-service. When so many people get involved, the [...]

By |2019-05-28T04:35:55-05:00June 21st, 2017|elder law, Ohio Elder Law|0 Comments

What to Do if You Suspect Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is a serious problem in our society. Despite our best efforts, and despite rising knowledge and awareness, we can’t control everyone in the world and no matter how stringent the security measures we take, there’s always someone that slips through. It can be very scary to place your beloved senior parent or loved [...]

By |2019-05-28T04:36:04-05:00June 14th, 2017|elder law|0 Comments

Alzheimer’s vs. Dementia

It’s quite unfortunate, but too many people on the street and in the media use the terms “Alzheimer’s” and “Dementia” interchangeably. The truth is, while they may share some symptoms, the two conditions are distinct. The two conditions have different effects on the people who suffer from them, as well as have different treatment methods [...]

By |2019-05-28T04:36:13-05:00June 7th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, estate law|0 Comments

How to Plan the Transition from Home to Assisted Living

The decision to move into a long-term care or assisted living facility is a huge one, and it’s one that rarely occurs without some conflict and disagreement. Your elder parent might insist that they don’t need help, that you can handle their extra needs, or that you’re just trying to get rid of them. In [...]

By |2019-05-28T04:36:22-05:00June 1st, 2017|Nursing Home|0 Comments

Living Will or Power of Attorney: Which is Right for You?

Making the right choice for ensuring your medical needs are taken care of, should you become incapacitated, is one of the most important decisions you can ever make. In general, there are two ways to handle this and spare your loved ones the agony of not knowing what to do. These two options are the [...]

By |2019-05-28T04:36:31-05:00May 30th, 2017|a will|0 Comments

Understanding the Basics of Estate Planning

Estate planning isn’t something about which people like to think. After all, planning for your death means that you have to think about your death. It is, however, an important thing to do, and without the right plan in place, your loved ones who you leave behind can find themselves lost and dealing with very [...]

By |2019-05-28T04:36:40-05:00May 25th, 2017|estate law|0 Comments

Veterans in Ohio: Getting the Most of Your Benefits

In the United States, perhaps more than in many other countries, we place a lot of value on our veterans. It’s unfortunately sometimes not shown by the public, or by easy access to the services available, but we’re meant to honor those who put their lives on the line to represent and defend our nation’s [...]

By |2019-05-28T04:36:48-05:00May 23rd, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Veterans Benefits|0 Comments

Eye Care for Seniors: Medicaid and Medicare Options

Proper eye care is essential to our overall health, much more than many people realize. While it’s true that many people experience natural deterioration of vision as they get older, vision problems can also indicate blood pressure, diabetes and other issues. The question remains, however, how the senior population can get good eye care when [...]

By |2019-05-28T04:36:57-05:00May 18th, 2017|Ohio Medicaid|0 Comments

When a Senior Can and Can’t Sign a Will

Wills, trusts and powers of attorney are essential tools to plan for your senior years. They allow you to protect your finances, ensure that your last wishes are met, and that any medical needs you might have can be taken care of even if you become unable to make the decisions on your own. They [...]

By |2019-05-28T04:37:06-05:00May 16th, 2017|a will|0 Comments

Improving the Senior’s Nursing Home Experience This Summer

Adjusting to life in a long-term care facility or nursing home can be really hard for a senior. Many younger people have a hard time understanding why their elderly loved ones are suddenly so grumpy and unwilling to simply adapt, but the truth is that it’s not an easy experience for anyone. There are, however, [...]

By |2019-05-28T04:37:14-05:00May 11th, 2017|Nursing Home|0 Comments