Category: Seniors & Financial/Legal Issues

Elder Law Centerpoint, AL: Power of Attorney

A Power of Attorney Is a Must After an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

World Alzheimer’s Month is a time to take a closer look at the disease, advocate awareness, and raise much-needed funds to find a cure. 

Elder Law Trussville, AL: Aging at Home

Five Questions to Ask a Lawyer About Aging at Home

Your mom wants to age at home, and it seems like a reasonable choice at this point. What steps should she be taking to protect herself if something happens in the future?

Elder Law Centerpoint, AL: Long-Distance Caregivers

Long-Distance Caregivers Need to Arrange a Consultation With an Elder Law Attorney

You’re a long-distance caregiver. You don’t live close enough to your mom and dad to stop by their home. You help them in other ways.

Elder Law Birmingham, AL: Advance Directives

Questions Families Should Ask About Advance Directives

Not everyone has to be in critical condition to need someone else to make important medical decisions for them.

Elder Law Hoover, AL: Long-Term Care

Can an Elder Law Attorney Help Your Parents Plan for Long-Term Care?

Whether it’s dementia or severe arthritis leading to the need for long-term care, you have to consider how it’s being paid for.

Elder Law Homewood, AL: Understanding Legal Information

Living Wills, Advance Directives, and Medical POAs: Aren’t They The Same Thing?

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?

Elder Law Mountain Brook, Al: Power of Attorney

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.

Elder Law Vestavia, AL: Long-Term Plans

When Is the Best Time to Discuss Long-Term Plans?

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.

Five Things to Understand About Estate Planning

Estate planning is essential, it’s never too early for your dad to talk to an elder law attorney.

Protect Assets Before Your Dad Goes Into a Nursing Home

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.