e heard of advance directives and living wills. You’ve also heard your doctor mention a medical power of attorney. Are they the same thing?
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A power of attorney is a legal document that names an “agent” to make medical or financial decisions.
Your mom is getting older, and her health is changing. You’re starting to wonder if you put off considering her long-term care plans longer than you should have.
Estate planning is essential, it’s never too early for your dad to talk to an elder law attorney.
William G. Nolan and Jennifer S. Taylor will both be presenters at “Divorce on the Beach”, Alabama’s longest-running continuing education event for Alabama attorneys.
What would lead your dad to live in a nursing home? Lots of chronic health conditions can progress to a point where skilled nursing care in a nursing home is essential.
Have you ever thought about how much your mom’s doctor is allowed to tell you? The HIPAA Privacy Rule protects a patient’s medical and personal health information.
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When money is running out, it’s important to ask your parents these questions. Have this conversation as early as you can, as Medicaid applications take time and can be stressful.
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