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6 Signs to Watch Out For When Visiting Relatives During the Holidays

Are you planning to visit your relatives during the holidays?  What signs should you look for to be sure they are well? Are you hoping to discuss long-term care planning with them?  What exactly is long-term care planning?  The National Institute on Aging defines long-term care planning as steps to meet a person’s health or

 

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The End of the Year Long-Term Planning Checklist for Florida Seniors

Are you a senior living in Florida? As the year 2022 is coming to an end, have you given any time, research or thought to long-term planning? You would probably rather not think about a future when you might need help, but it is of critical importance.  Starting long-term care planning early, before a crisis

 

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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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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 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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During World Elder Abuse Awareness Month Know the Warning Signs Of Elder Abuse

Did you know that June 15, 2006, was officially designated as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day? June is also Elder Abuse Awareness Month. These annual campaigns were created to highlight the number of our senior adults experiencing abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Do you as a senior adult, and your family and friends, know or recognize

 

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