Tag: Elder Law

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 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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Important Questions to Ask Long-Term Care Facilities

Do you have a loved one who needs to begin looking for a long-term care facility? Have you talked to your loved one and offered to help find the “just right” facility for your loved one? There are many important factors to consider when looking for the right facility, such as price, location, and safety

 

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Five Tips to Help Out-of-Town Aging Parents During National Elder Law Month

Did you realize that May is National Elder Law Month? National Elder Law Month celebrates and focuses on our aging population and the help that Florida seniors need. This month encourages not only seniors, but communities across the nation and adult family members to get involved. How can you help the elders in your life?

 

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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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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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