Category Archives: Elder Law

Taking the steps to put together and implement an elder care plan is a good decision no matter how old you are. When you talk with a Branson elder lawyer about elder care planning, they will most likely ask you several questions–including questions related to the following two types of powers of attorney that can […]

As people become older, there are certain things that require planning now to make sure the road ahead stays smooth. This is particularly so when it comes to your finances or your health care.  For example, while you’re in good health now, there’s no way to predict what might happen when you’re older. Knowing that […]

When a person is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, the first thing they should consider is their options for long-term care. Unfortunately, the disease completely takes over a person’s mental faculties, resulting in their needing around-the-clock care. Most families won’t be able to take on such an arduous level of care, and long-term care will be […]

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 […]