6 Ways to Help Florida Family Caregivers During National Family Caregivers Month

Do you have a loved one in your family cared for by a member of the family? Are you celebrating your family caregiver during the month of November? You should because it is National Family Caregivers Awareness Month. Did you know that family caregivers provide a crucial amount of both paid and unpaid care to

 

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The 3 Most Important Tips You Need for Florida Medicaid Planning

As a healthy and active senior living in Florida have you thought about what would happen if you suddenly became incapacitated due to an accident, surgery or disease? Who would take care of you? If there was no one available how would you pay for long-term care? Is there any state program that could help,

 

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Tips for Special Needs Planning Success When Planning for a Child with Down Syndrome

Do you have a child with Down syndrome? We know that as a parent of a child with Down syndrome you have many roles, such as caregiver, advocate, decision maker, champion, friend and fiduciary. What would happen should a time arise when you are no longer here? What would happen to your child? Who would

 

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Important Discussions to Have with Aging Parents Before it is Too Late

Are you the adult child of aging parents? Up until now have they been able to live in their own home, buy their own groceries and drive themselves to appointments? That being said, have you noticed any slowing down? Some recent medical challenges, not going out as much and asking for help with driving to

 

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Attorney Emma Hemness is Recognized as a Top-Rated Attorney by Avvo

When you need a legal advocate for incapacity and end-of-life planning, you need an experienced attorney on your side. Our law firm successfully meets any estate planning and elder law needs in the Tampa Bay area including probate and guardianship litigation. You may not realize it but elder law is a complex area of law

 

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How to Prevent the Devastating Costs that Come from when a Florida Senior Falls

Did you know that recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that one in four senior Americans will fall this year, and nearly 3 million of them will be treated in hospital emergency rooms? Serious injuries include fractured hips and head trauma which will cause extended hospital stays for over 800,000

 

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How Do You Choose the Right Fiduciary for a Loved One with Special Needs?

When planning for special needs loved ones, it is important not just to consider the present, but also the rest of their lives. This includes, however daunting to think about, the time that remains after their parents or guardians are no longer alive. While it is a scary thought, it is a reality that all

 

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How To Best Provide For A Family Member With a Dementia Diagnosis

Has a senior loved one in your family recently been diagnosed with dementia? Even though family members are involved with your loved one, are you considered the primary caregiver? It is difficult to watch your loved one struggle with dementia and see the sadness, confusion and even anger he or she may experience.  How can

 

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How to Best Care For a Loved One with Dementia

Have you and your family noticed that your loved one keeps asking the same question repeatedly, forgetting appointments, or not remembering how to get to a home they have lived in for years? Did you make an appointment with your loved one’s physician to talk about this forgetfulness? Was your loved one diagnosed by his

 

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