Last week we discussed how important it was to provide the attorney with information about your health and your health insurance coverage. This week we will explain why sharing comprehensive financial information allows an elder law attorney to advise you about long-term care options and strategies for protecting assets Providing detailed information on income…Read More
During your first meeting with an Elder Law Attorney, the attorney will ask an array of questions about your health, your existing legal documents, as well as your income and assets. You may be asking yourself, “why does the attorney need to know all of this information?” Discussing health concerns with an elder law attorney…Read More
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
On April 15, Americans will file their taxes. April 16, following Benjamin Franklin’s saying, “nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,” is a day for health care decision planning. Each year, National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) is observed the day after tax day. NHDD is a day of education and awareness, aimed at encouraging…Read More
It is evident during this National Public Health Week, that Alzheimer’s is the most under-recognized threat to public health in the 21st century, as proclaimed by Dr. David Satcher, former U. S. Surgeon General and former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director (CDC). In recognition of this urgent public health issue, the Alzheimer’s Association,…Read More
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