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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 |2017-05-24T10:15:55-04:00June 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 |2017-03-03T10:15:12-04:00March 16th, 2017|elder law, Ohio Elder Law, Ohio Law|0 Comments

Supporting Your Grieving Parent

Losing a loved one is one of the most trying times of a person’s life, especially when that person is your partner of multiple decades. After one of your parents has passed, the surviving parent will often be left in a state of limbo, wracked with grief and struggling to move on. For children, even [...]

By |2018-05-10T20:47:57-04:00February 2nd, 2017|elder 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 [...]

How to Balance a Family Member’s Independence and Safety

We have a responsibility to our senior relatives to make sure that they are safe in their elder years. The question that many people face is how to fulfill this responsibility while still allowing their relatives to remain independent. Read some tips and advice balancing senior safety and independence for your elder loved ones, and [...]

By |2017-02-25T17:07:48-04:00January 3rd, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, elder law, Ohio Elder Law|0 Comments

Caregiver Benefits: Receiving Help for Caring for Elder Parents

Let’s be honest: it’s really difficult and stressful acting as a caregiver for elderly parents. There is absolutely no shame in admitting this. It takes a lot of time out of your life, it can make work difficult and it can sometimes make it very hard to fulfill your own responsibilities. […]

By |2017-02-25T17:07:48-04:00December 27th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, elder law|0 Comments

Protecting Your Senior Loved One from Scams

The sheer idea that someone would take advantage of a senior citizen to steal from or otherwise harm them is unthinkable, and yet it happens far too often. Seniors, in fact, are prime targets for scammers, as they tend to be more trusting than younger people and less knowledgeable in the ways of the information [...]

By |2017-02-25T17:07:48-04:00December 20th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, elder law, Ohio Elder Law|0 Comments

Signs That Your Loved One May Need Assisted Living

Over 15 million people across the nation devote their lives to caring for loved ones who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. The cost of being a caregiver is high, and not just in terms of monetary expenditures. The emotional, physical and mental burden is a great deal to bear, and it can cause [...]

By |2017-02-25T17:07:48-04:00December 15th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, elder law, Nursing Home|0 Comments

Family Conflict Over an Aging Parent

One of the most difficult and stressful situations any family can go through is when an elderly loved one needs to be cared for. These situations can tear families apart when the perfect storm of cost, organization, responsibility and other issues that come with arranging for your aging relative’s care, all come together. It’s important, [...]

By |2017-02-25T17:07:49-04:00December 8th, 2016|elder law, Ohio Elder Law|0 Comments

Hiring an Elderly Caregiver: Pros and Cons

Hiring a home caregiver carries a number of difficulties, risks and concerns, and many people wonder how to go about the process. Learn the pros and cons of hiring an in-home caregiver, both independently and through an agency, and how an elder law attorney can help. […]

By |2017-02-25T17:07:49-04:00December 6th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, elder law|0 Comments