Being a pet owner is beneficial as you age

beneficial pet owner

Many of us are enjoying ‘fun in the sun’ activities this summer and love to include our pets. Pets provide affection and companionship to people of all ages but caring for a furry friend is especially beneficial for older adults. There are many ways you can plan to age while being a loving pet owner. Pets Improve…

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Mom won’t move into assisted living: Can I make her?

Mom won't move into assisted living

Last week’s Hurley Elder Care Law blog and newsletter article prompted some phone calls to our office with more questions about Guardianship and Conservatorship. A common call to our office is from an adult child who asks if they have “the right” to move their mother into an assisted living community against the mom’s will. In…

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The Who, What, Where, When and How of Guardianship/Conservatorship Evaluations

evaluation process

Recently we presented a community webinar, “Navigating Resistance to Care with Strength & Compassion”. We discussed Guardianship/Conservatorship as a last resort when families face resistance from their loved ones. When applying for a Guardianship/Conservatorship an evaluation is required. How does the evaluation process work? Is a Guardianship Necessary? If an individual has lost sufficient functional…

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