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Why Personal Care Agreements are a Must

Many people find themselves as a family caretaker for an elderly loved one at some point in their lives. They are often not paid anything for this care, which may not be an issue initially. However, if this situation lasts for years, it can affect the care recipient's ability to receive Medicaid assistance. If a [...]

By | May 2nd, 2018|elder law|0 Comments

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

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

Guide to Medicaid Planning for Single or Widowed Individuals

Medicaid is a vital benefit for millions of people all over the United States, especially when you’re in dire need of medical expenses to cover home health care, assisted living services, nursing home stays or other expenses. Simply assuming this coverage will be there, however, can be a mistake. As with any government program, you [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|elder law, Ohio Medicaid|0 Comments

How to Deal With Credit Cards of the Deceased

When a loved one passes away, there are several issues that need to be handled, including making funeral arrangements and dealing with their estate. However, there is one issue that many people fail to consider after the death of a family member: What happens to their credit cards? Debt is a very complicated issue, and [...]

By | October 18th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, elder law, estate law|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