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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 | June 21st, 2017|elder law, Ohio Elder Law|0 Comments

4 Red Flags Your Senior Is Experiencing Fraud

Fraud and scams are a real danger to senior citizens, who are seen by scammers as easy prey for their schemes. The reason is that elders tend to be more trusting and less cynical than younger people. In addition, scammers view them as more naïve, not as educated on the latest methods and technology, which [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Ohio 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

Medicaid Benefits: The Importance of a Caregiver Contract

The idea of a caregiver contract may seem unfamiliar or even alien at first to those who step up to provide care for their loved one or parent who has become disabled. Many feel like when your loved one gets hurt, it’s simply your responsibility to help them out without compensation. Unfortunately, this can tear [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, Ohio Elder Law|0 Comments

Changes in Medicaid: Why Working with an Attorney is Important

We’re facing an uncertain future. The Affordable Care Act will very likely be repealed, but what will happen after that, nobody can tell. This could carry serious implications for Medicaid programs. Explore the potential changes in Medicaid under the incoming administration, what seniors can expect, and how an attorney can help. […]

By | February 9th, 2017|Ohio Elder Law, Ohio Medicaid|0 Comments

Forced into Early Retirement

With the ever-rising cost of living, more and more people are working later into their lives, which is what makes early retirement such an unfortunate circumstance. Being forced into early retirement can be one of the most stressful times in your life, throwing you into economic turmoil and possibly leaving you confused as to how [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Ohio Elder Law, Retirement Planning|0 Comments

Everything You Need to Know About Age Discrimination

As people grow older, they expect to be treated with dignity and respect, especially in the workplace. Unfortunately, due to ageism, many senior workers find themselves struggling against age discrimination, both in trying to obtain and retain employment. No matter how old you are, age discrimination is wrong, hurtful and, in many cases illegal. Fortunately, [...]

By | January 24th, 2017|Ohio Elder Law, Ohio Law|0 Comments

Changes to Expect in Social Security for 2017

For seniors who depend on their Social Security benefits to survive, the end of the year is often fraught with worry as Social Security recipients await possible changes to their benefits in the new year. While 2016 brought inconvenient changes that caused many seniors to alter their economic strategies, 2017’s Social Security changes are looking [...]

By | January 19th, 2017|Ohio Elder Law, Ohio Law|0 Comments

Avoid These Estate planning Mistakes

One of the most important things that a person can do in their life is to plan how their assets will be handled once they are gone. Unfortunately, because estate planning is such a complicated, emotionally fraught process, it is very easy for the process to go wrong, leaving your loved ones and executor to [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Estate Planning, Ohio Elder Law|0 Comments

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 | January 3rd, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, elder law, Ohio Elder Law|0 Comments