Author: William G. Nolan

It’s a Good Time for Sandwich Generation Caregivers to Talk to an Elder Law Attorney

When is the best time to make plans for end-of-life health decisions, wills, estate planning, etc.?

Go Commando during the Holidays!

People who are “situationally aware” don’t get ambushed nearly as often as those people who aren’t paying attention, at least so the theory goes.

How the Grinch (Medicaid) Stole Christmas (and Hanukkah and birthdays and weddings and everything else!)

One of a parent’s (or grandparent’s) greatest sources of pleasure is to make a gift to a child or grandchild.

Holiday Visits Are a Good Time to Address Senior Care Plans

If your parents haven’t taken legal steps to protect their wishes, they risk disappointment and even legal hurdles in different situations. 

Caring for Elderly Loved Ones: 5 Reasons to Hire a Geriatric Case Manager

A geriatric case manager (GCM) is a social worker or licensed nurse specially trained in various fields of human services. GCMs have the experience to assess, plan, coordinate, monitor, and provide services for elderly clients and their family or caregivers. A GCM develops a plan of care based on identified needs, by performing an assessment…
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A Holiday To-Do List

From Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, more people die than in any other similar period during the rest of the year. A combination of factors are thought to be the reason:

Six Reasons Why Your Parents Need an Elder Law Attorney

Why would your parents want to hire the services of an expert in elder law? There are several reasons, but here are six of the leading ones. 

Why Is a Power of Attorney So Important?

A power of attorney is a legal document that names an “agent” to make medical or financial decisions.

When Is the Best Time to Discuss Estate Planning After a Dementia Diagnosis?

Your dad’s doctor confirmed he has dementia. None of you wanted to hear this, especially your dad, but now is the time to make plans for his future.

What Steps Do You Take If You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse?

Nursing home abuse isn’t always a case of staff harming a resident. It can be one resident harming another either emotionally or physically.