Category Archives: Elder Law

It’s not uncommon for people to wonder what to expect for their old age, and that’s where you might wish to speak with an experienced elder law attorney. While you may be preparing for retirement and your golden years, failing to take into account all of the possible circumstances that could alter your plans might […]

When you’re considering plans for the next phase of life, you may hear terms like elder law and estate planning being used to describe the necessary steps one must take to ensure that both you and your loved ones are taken care of. But how do you decide which is right for you? Speaking with […]

Many nursing homes insert mandatory arbitration clauses in their contracts with elderly patients. They do not do so for the benefit of the elderly. If you read the fine print on almost any standard contract a large company makes a consumer sign, you will most likely find a clause that any dispute between the consumer […]

Millions of working Americans act as caregivers for their elderly parents. Will companies start to offer onsite elder care centers where employees can drop off their parents while the employees are working? For large companies seeking to entice younger people to work for them, offering onsite childcare facilities has become a popular employee benefit. It […]

When someone passes away the money that he or she has invested in Social Security is not necessarily wasted. Dependents might be able to claim it through survivor's benefits. Social Security is essentially a forced retirement plan. We put money into the program and receive it back when we retire in the form of monthly […]

The number of Americans living to see their 100th birthday is on the rise. It is not easy to pay for that many years of retirement.  According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of Americans who lived to be 100 years old increased by 44% between 2000 and 2014. Nevertheless, the […]

Few of us like to think about getting older. We don’t want to admit we may need help getting around in 40, 20, or even 10 years. We don’t like to think about how our health in our senior years could affect our families or our savings. We definitely don’t want to begin anticipating and […]