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Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

We’re in the full thick of winter, now. The holidays are passed, and there’s still a couple months left of cold and snow in the outing. Older people can sometimes face greater challenges in the winter than younger ones do, and it’s vital to take the right actions to keep them safe and healthy throughout [...]

By | January 24th, 2018|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments

Checklist for Hiring a Home Care Provider

It’s rare that you’ll find a senior who is enthusiastic about being put into a long term care facility, and that’s not surprising. After all, they’ve put their entire lives into their home and lifestyle, and nobody wants to change that. They’d much rather just get a little extra help when they need it at [...]

By | January 17th, 2018|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments

The Responsibilities of a Legal Guardian for Seniors

When you have a senior loved one who is no longer able to care for themselves, there comes a time when a choice has to be made. Nobody likes the idea of placing their mom or dad into a home, and it may be tough to trust an in-home caregiver. If this is the case, [...]

By | January 10th, 2018|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments

Long-Term Care Mistakes: What Not to Do

As you or a loved one grows older, there’s nothing more important than planning your long-term care. However, many people are unprepared for just how complicated planning long-term care can be, leading them to make mistakes that could have been prevented. Whether you’re interested in protecting your assets, applying for government benefits like Medicaid, or [...]

By | October 11th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, elder law|0 Comments

Who Has the Capacity to Make a Will?

One of the most important areas of elder law is protecting your assets with a will. Having a will in order means your estate will be handled in the way that you wish. However, writing a will can be extremely complicated, and there are several issues that can result in your will being challenged, including [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, elder law, estate law|0 Comments

The Dangers of Joint Tenancy

Joint tenancy is a legal concept that many partners, whether romantic couples or business partners, use to avoid probate when one passes away. It’s also referred to as JTWROS, or joint tenants with rights of survivorship. It allows partners to retain equal rights to any assets under the tenancy without having to go through legal [...]

By | September 13th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments

Evolving Issues in Elder Law

There are a skyrocketing number of seniors in the United States. As a result, our retirement institutions are under unprecedented strain. It’s no wonder that many young, millennial and middle-aged people are wondering if there’s going to be anything left for them by the time they reach retirement age, and that so many seniors are [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, elder law|0 Comments

What to Do When Your Parent Doesn’t Want Care

Getting care for an aging parent can be a stressful time. You have to figure out how you can trust someone you don’t know with all of their daily needs, both personal and medical. The problem gets even worse, however, when your parent doesn’t want care. Maybe they’re insistent that they’re perfectly capable of taking [...]

By | May 9th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments

6 Ways to Keep Seniors Safe in the Summer Heat

Spring is officially here, and summer will be here before you know it! In just a couple months we’ll be engaging in cookouts, swimming, gardening, and outdoor entertaining. It’s a great time, but for seniors, it can be very dangerous, because their sweat glands don’t work as well as those for younger people, which means [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments

Finding a Good In-Home Caretaker in Ohio

As seniors age, it becomes crucial to make sure their needs are met in terms of medical requirements, comfort, and sometimes just engaging in basic hygiene and daily tasks. For many, the answer does not lie in placing a loved one in a care facility. Many seniors want to stay in their home and live [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care|0 Comments