Life Care Planning

Coping with grief during the holiday season

Coping with Grief During the Holiday Season

By Miles Hurley | November 21, 2023

Can you believe it is already Thanksgiving? The holiday season is often portrayed as a time of joy, togetherness, and celebration. However, for many who have experienced the loss of a loved one, this time of year can bring a wave of grief and sadness. Coping with grief during the holiday season can be particularly…

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Life Care Planning Model

By Hurley Elder Care Law | March 31, 2023

At Hurley Elder Care Law, we offer life care planning services to help our clients prepare for their financial, legal, and social needs. Our model covers estate planning, asset protection, and care advocacy so that you can have peace of mind. Learn more in this video!

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Alzheimer's or dementia?

Is it Alzheimer’s or Dementia???

By Miles Hurley | November 15, 2022

Most of us know someone who has been impacted by Alzheimer’s disease. The Hurley Elder Care Law team has all been touched by this disease…either through our relationship with a client diagnosed with dementia or caring for our own family members living with Alzheimer’s. Nationally, November is known as Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. The aim is…

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Life Care Planning – A personal story

By Miles Hurley | November 8, 2022

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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Life Insurance and Medicaid Eligibility

By Miles Hurley | April 5, 2022

As we have pointed out in previous blogs, applying for Nursing Home Medicaid can be tricky. There are assets an applicant can have which are ‘countable’ while others are ‘exempt’. Furthermore, there are Medicaid eligibility rules even within these assets which can get the applicant denied if not addressed properly by an experienced elder law…

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elderly couple with dog

Do You Love Your Pet?

By Miles Hurley | March 29, 2022

It’s no secret that the Hurley Elder Care Law team loves their pets! Pets provide love 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 Do Improve Your…

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Dogs and Pet Trusts

Why Should You Have a Pet Trust?

By Miles Hurley | March 22, 2022

What is a pet trust and how can establishing one help you take care of your furry friends? For many of us, a pet is a true part of the family. There are proven health benefits to owning a pet like an increase in your physical activity and more social interaction. Pets provide valuable companionship…

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A holistic law practice

By Miles Hurley | November 30, 2021

Hurley Elder Care Law is a proud member of the Life Care Planning Law Firms Association (LCPLFA). This association is a national network of holistic law practices that offer legal services, care coordination and advocacy support to help elderly clients and their families respond to the challenges of aging, long-term illness, and disability. When Miles…

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new aging family

The New Aging Family: Planning for the future

By Miles Hurley | October 13, 2020

The new aging family looks significantly different than it did at the height of the baby boom. There are fewer and fewer nuclear “traditional” families with a husband, wife, son, and daughter.  Now, more families look like the Brady Bunch or the Pritchetts from Modern Family, or even resemble the movie “Yours, Mine, and Ours”. …

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Pet Trust

A pet trust as part of your long-term care plan

By Miles Hurley | September 9, 2020

What is a pet trust and how can establishing one, help you take care of your furry friends? For many of us, a pet is a true part of the family. According to the ASPCA, about 44% of households have a dog, while 35% have a cat. There are proven health benefits to owning a…

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