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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

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

Can I Be Evicted from a Nursing Home?

Moving into a nursing home is a stressful and scary thing for a senior citizen. You’re moving out of a home you have had for decades, where your kids grew up, and into a place where someone else is going to be responsible for all your daily needs. Then the worst happens just as you’re [...]

By | July 19th, 2017|elder law, Nursing Home|0 Comments

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 | June 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 | June 14th, 2017|elder law|0 Comments

Death with Dignity Act: What You Need to Know

Death with Dignity laws are an important aspect of senior end-of-life planning. These laws allow adults who are terminally ill and mentally competent to request prescription medication which can hasten their death, instead of prolonging their life. Currently, Ohio does not have such a law on the books; however, a bill is expected to be [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|elder law, Ohio Elder Law, Ohio Law|0 Comments

Are You Eligible for the Veteran Aid and Attendance Pension?

There are a ton of resources available to our returning veterans, especially those of senior age and their spouses. Unfortunately, many of these are not widely known and it can be confusing to find them. Among these aids are those that are specifically designed to help with the expenses of assisted living when basic daily [...]