Tag: elder care

Three Tips to Protect the Life Savings of Your Parents from a Nursing Home

During the month of May, when we celebrate National Elder Law Month, did you know that the topic of how to afford a nursing home without losing all their money is often the most asked question with our clients and their loved ones? During National Elder Law Month, as we are out in our community,

 

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Florida Seniors Need to Consider Planning for Medicaid Earlier in Life

As a senior adult living in Florida, are you approaching retirement or are you already retired? Have you started thinking about possible long-term care needs and costs? Are you planning on using your Medicare coverage for everything you need? While most seniors believe that Medicare and the associated supplemental insurances will pay for long-term care

 

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5 Warning Signs Your Parent May Have Memory Loss

Are you caring for your aging parent? Were you aware that the loss of memory may be a part of the aging process? Often, though, an aging senior will not inform his or her physician if he or she is experiencing memory issues. So, when caring for your aging parent, how do you know when

 

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Key Reasons Why Long-Term Care Planning Must Be a New Years Resolution

As you welcome the New Year, think about the holidays and realize that the month of January is underway, have you begun to reflect on the resolutions you made? We know many of our Florida friends and clients are focusing on how they will reach the resolutions they set. This year did your resolutions focus

 

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Evaluating the Danger of Making Holiday Gifts When It Comes to Florida Medicaid Planning

Do you have a list of loved ones that you want to give gifts of money to this holiday season? Are you aware that monetary gifts can impact Medicaid eligibility? In fact, in the next five years if you needed to apply for Medicaid did you know there could be significant consequences? If you answered

 

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Don’t Forget to Care for Family Caregivers During National Family Caregivers Month

Do you have an elderly or disabled family member who is being cared for by a member of your family? Have you ever stopped to think about how much your family caregiver does for your elderly or disabled loved one and your family? November is the perfect time to begin recognizing the important role your

 

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Three Ways You Can Help Keep The Disabled And Elderly Safe In Florida

Did you know that, unfortunately, every year about 5 million older adults are abused or neglected? It  is estimated that annually, older adults lose an estimated $2.6 million as a result of financial abuse and exploitation. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15 and it can be an important time to concentrate our efforts

 

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