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Who Qualifies For Medicaid?

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As we age, our medical needs grow, and two important government programs help many elders afford the care that they need. One of these programs is Medicaid, also known in Massachusetts as MassHealth. Only certain people qualify for Medicaid, and an experienced elder care attorney can help determine whether you or your loved one… Read More »

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What Is Veterans’ Aid And Attendance?

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In addition to traditional veterans’ benefits, “Aid and Attendance” is another pension benefit available for veterans that often goes unused. Aid and Attendance benefits are meant to help veterans as they age and have issues completing daily living activities without assistance. If you believe that you are entitled to Aid and Assistance benefits in… Read More »

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What Is Elder Neglect?

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As our loved ones age, they usually need increased support and care. Unfortunately, this care is not always provided even when it is the duty of others to provide it. Elder neglect occurs far more often than most people realize, and if you have suspicions that your loved one is not receiving the care… Read More »

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What Is A Rogers Guardianship?

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Despite recent stories in the news, guardianships and conservatorships are meant to help and protect those who can no longer make decisions for themselves. A guardian makes decisions on behalf of someone else who cannot make those decisions on their own anymore. In certain circumstances, a guardian may need permission to make decisions about… Read More »

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Exploring Financial Exploitation Of The Elderly

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Financial exploitation of the elderly includes the misuse, mishandling, or exploitation of the property, possessions, or other assets of elderly adults. It also encompasses using an elderly person’s assets without consent, under false pretense, or through coercion and/or manipulation. This article will provide some instances of financial exploitation, the signs to look for, and… Read More »

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What Property Should I Include In A Living Trust?

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A trust is a legal entity that can either hold your assets for you during your lifetime or hold your assets for your beneficiaries after you pass away. The following article will discuss some types of property you should consider including in a living trust. What is a “living trust”? A “living trust” is… Read More »

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How Do I Know If My Elderly Parent Needs A Caregiver?

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As they age, most elderly individuals will get to the point where they become unable to do certain things for themselves. In these cases, they may require a caregiver who can attend to their specific needs. The following article will provide some factors for you to consider in determining whether your elderly parent needs… Read More »

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What Does An Elder Law Attorney Do?

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The following article will discuss the role of an elder law attorney, as well as provide some questions that you should consider asking during your first consultation. What is elder law? Elder law refers to various legal and practical issues which directly affect the elderly, their caretakers, and family members. Some common elder law… Read More »

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How To Recognize The Signs Of Elder Abuse In Nursing Homes

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Elder abuse is especially common within nursing home facilities. In fact, about 5 million elderly individuals are abused each year. Additionally, 1 in 10 Americans over the age of 60 have attested to experiencing some form of abuse. It is important to recognize the signs of elder abuse and to report them to ensure… Read More »

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5 Questions To Ask Nursing Home Staff In Light Of The Continuing COVID-19 Pandemic

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The continuing COVID-19 pandemic has drastically impacted nursing homes. This pandemic has resulted in nursing homes having to take steps to ensure that their elderly residents who are already susceptible to illnesses are also protected against COVID-19. The following article will provide some helpful questions that caregivers and family members should be prepared to… Read More »

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