Tag: Elder Law

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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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 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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