Holiday Gift Ideas for Aging Adults

Holiday gift ideas

Santa Claus will soon be coming to town! What are some holiday gifts that are especially appreciated by aging adults? Many aging adults have a bunch of ‘stuff’ already so what holiday gift ideas can make their life easier and more fun? Hot gifts for seniors Last year we posted a blog on technology gifts…

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Life Care Planning – A personal story

Lifecare Planning Model graphic

I am a member of the Hurley Elder Care Law team and am sharing my personal experience navigating long-term care for my mom. To respect my mom’s privacy, I will remain anonymous, but I have worked at the firm for quite a while and feel my situation has made me even more proud to be…

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Digital Estate

Digital Estate

We don’t want to end National Estate Planning Awareness month without addressing the popular and often misunderstood topic of a Digital Estate. What exactly is a Digital Estate?  What does it mean, and how can you protect yours? We live in an increasingly digital world. Technology is ingrained in our day-to-day lives, so much so…

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Estate planning awareness

Estate planning awareness

October is National Estate Planning Awareness month. Although this isn’t nearly as exciting as our upcoming holidays and other recognized days throughout the year, it certainly is as important. Why should you take the time to make sure your estate planning is updated and in order? The answer is quite simple, to make things easier…

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Hurley Elder Care Law update

We usually write an end-of-the-year wrap-up blog in December. However, this year we have had so many exciting things we want to announce to you so we are sharing a mini Hurley Elder Care Law update this week. New locations This past month we had two office moves! Last week we moved our Atlanta office…

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The different parts of Medicare

The different parts of Medicare

Fall…leaves changing, pumpkin spiced treats, and…. Medicare open enrollment! Most of the seniors we serve are covered by Medicare but scratch their heads when trying to decipher what the different “parts” of Medicare cover, how to enroll, and what the costs are. What are the “parts” of Medicare and what does each cover?  Part A…

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Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare open enrollment

The Medicare Fall Open Enrollment 2023 season is here and that means your mailbox is probably getting bombarded with advertisements…it is truly a confusing time of year for most Medicare beneficiaries! Let us help you understand what happens during Medicare open enrollment. What is Medicare Open Enrollment? Each year, the benefits and premiums on your…

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Pet and animal assisted therapy

Pet and animal assisted therapy

As we close out September and World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, we will discuss a subject that will bring a smile to your face, pets. For those of us who have dogs as pets, there is no secret as to why they are often referred to as man’s (or woman’s) best friend. In addition to their…

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Benefits of music therapy

music therapy

September is World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Hurley Elder Care Law works with many families with loved ones who have Alzheimer’s, and we have heard uplifting stories of therapies which have worked to comfort and help trigger happy memories for these clients. This week’s blog will examine the benefits of music therapy. Cognitive Benefits of Music…

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Engaging Learning for Retirees

Engaging learning for retirees

Aaaah, retirement. For some, the mere thought of it conjures up visions of relaxing on the beach with a pina colada in hand, but for others it invokes feelings of dread. In reality, getting the most from retirement is hard work. It requires us to take a long, hard look at ourselves and decide how…

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