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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.  ...

Nursing-Home Abuse

When we finally have to make the difficult decision to move our loved one to a nursing-home, we trust that the home will take care of them the same way we would have at home. Too often though, this is not the case! Almost everyone has heard a story about nursing home abuse. Poorly trained…
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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. ...

Do You Need a Pet Trust?

Alabama law allows us all to set aside some money at our deaths to provide for our four-legged loved ones! These are called Pet Trusts.  ...

Five Things to Know About Medicare and Medicaid

Most people pay into Medicaid and Medicare with each paycheck they earn. Both are government programs, but there are differences with each. ...

When Should Your Family Talk to an Elder Law Attorney?

When is the right time to talk to an elder law attorney? It's understandable for families to put it off due to finances, but waiting can be a risky move. ...

Know Your Mom’s Rights if You Suspect Elder Abuse

Elder abuse includes physical, mental, emotional, and financial practices that cause harm. ...

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