The Cost of Caring for Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s


With new medical advancements, more and more people are being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s at an earlier stage in the disease. This ultimately impacts the family, caregivers, and cost of care the patient’s cost of care. According to recent statistics, this impact will only get worse.

Nearly one-half of all caregivers provide care for a senior with Alzheimer’s or other form of dementia. Accordingly to the Alzheimer’s Association, an estimated 5.7 million Americans will be living with Alzheimer’s in

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Four Benefits to working with the Professional Home Buyer


For many older Americans, choosing to move into a senior community is not an easy choice. There are many other decisions that need to be made like finding the right community and choosing what belongings are necessary. But one of the most stressful experience for a senior can be the sale of the family home. There...

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Communicating about Assisted Living during a Crisis


By Tim Hodge, CSA Ideally, we have conversations with our parents while they are still young and healthy. The two references can help improve your chances of having those difficult conversations. We’ve seen several examples where families were unsuccessful in having important conversations with their aging loved ones in advance of needing to make decisions. The unfortunate...

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Walking with Parkinson’s: Freezing, Balance and Falls


Parkinson’s disease (PD) can change the way a person walks. Movement Symptoms like stiff muscles, rigidity and slow movement make it harder to take normal steps. In fact, short, shuffling steps are a common sign of PD, as is freezing, the feeling that your feet are stuck to the floor, for people with mid-stage to advanced PD. On their...

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What is Elder Law?


So often people will say that they did not know they needed an attorney who practices Elder Law, or even that such an area of the law exists. Elder Law is not a new type of law, but it is a relatively new way to bring several areas of the law together to benefit a...

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