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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 |2017-01-18T10:45:35-05:00January 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 |2017-02-25T17:07:47-05:00January 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 |2017-02-25T17:07:48-05:00January 3rd, 2017|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, elder law, Ohio Elder Law|0 Comments

Long Distance Care for an Aging Parent in Another State

It’s actually unusual these days for entire families to live in the same neighborhood, town or even city or state. As more people move away from their hometown, the issue of caring for parents in other areas becomes ever more common. When parents who live in other cities or other states start to show signs [...]

By |2017-02-25T17:07:48-05:00December 29th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, Ohio Elder Law|1 Comment

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 |2017-02-25T17:07:48-05:00December 20th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Elder Care, elder law, Ohio Elder Law|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 |2017-02-25T17:07:49-05:00December 8th, 2016|elder law, Ohio Elder Law|0 Comments

Estate Planning: Where to Begin

Most adults are aware of the importance of estate planning, of getting (and keeping) your affairs in order so that when you pass on, your loved ones have an organized roadmap to follow in taking care of your desires. A solid estate plan, however, requires a great deal more than just a last will and [...]

Veterans’ Benefits: Know Your Rights

In the United States we hold our veterans sacred and appreciate everything they put on the line to protect our rights and freedoms. Unfortunately, when they come home they sometimes need help protecting their own rights when the VA and other agencies don’t follow through with the benefits to which they are entitled. Learn about [...]

By |2017-02-25T17:07:50-05:00November 10th, 2016|Cleveland Ohio Veterans Benefits, Ohio Elder Law|0 Comments

Alzheimer’s – Planning for the Future

A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease is one of the most devastating pieces of news anyone can face. It turns your life upside down and hammers home a lot of things. Among these is the necessity to plan your future. When the time comes that your affairs have to be settled, you definitely want things in [...]

Having the Nursing Home Discussion

It is never easy making the decision to move an elderly loved one into a nursing home. Usually the decision comes after all of the other options seem to have been tried and are no longer viable. […]