The guardianship process is complex, expensive, and often humiliating to the older adult. Most times, guardianship is also avoidable. Plan ahead to avoid guardianship. Whenever possible, guardianship should be avoided. The most effective way to avoid guardianship is to plan ahead. Sine there is no guarantee that we will be of sound mind up…Read More
As the situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to develop, the health and well-being of our clients and staff is paramount at Hurley Elder Care Law. We are committed to a safe environment and have the current measures in place to promote client and staff safety: Sick employees are required to stay at home:…Read More
One major concern for vulnerable older adults is financial exploitation. Almost daily, we hear stories of older adults being taken advantage of or falling for a financial scheme. Financial exploitation of older adults is pervasive, expensive, and difficult to detect. As NPR reported, “as we get older, we become more vulnerable to fraud in so…Read More
. In early August, a class-action lawsuit got underway that could impact the three-day Medicare rule. This follows a bi-partisan bill filed in March that would change the rules for nursing home admissions. In order to understand the changes, you have to understand the current Medicare rules. There are only two ways to be…Read More
Applying for Georgia Nursing Home Medicaid can seem daunting. There are so many questions and seemingly few ways to get solid information. Hurley Elder Care Law addresses some of the most frequent questions about applying for Nursing Home Medicaid in Georgia in our most recent blog. How do you apply for Nursing Home Medicaid…Read More
Over the last thirteen years, we have worked with hundreds of spouses. Some are in their 80s and 90s, but many are also in their 50s and 60s. Dementia, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, and many other illnesses are not restricted to only the old-old and oldest-old. These diseases are more likely to affect those over age…Read More
Many families fear Medicaid estate recovery. Almost every day, we hear from a concerned family member that knows their loved one needs Medicaid, but they are afraid that, “Medicaid will come after our house.” What is Medicaid Estate Recovery? After a Medicaid beneficiary who received support for long-term services and support, either through institutional…Read More
Subscribe to our blog and monthly newsletter.