Tales From The Front: Part One - The Crisis
As many of you know, this is the second time in my life and career that first-hand elder law experience has touched me and my family. Ten years ago, my father-in-law developed Alzheimer’s dementia and my husband took the helm. I recently was able to experience the drama of elder law from the other side of the table with my parents. I am creating this blog series to share my experiences with the hope that you will avoid some of these mistakes.
Elder Abuse Awareness & Prevention in Long-Term Care Facilities
Unfortunately, elder abuse is a common occurrence in everyday life, but the threat has increased substantially during the pandemic and could become more frequent due to the lack of visitation opportunities and the stress levels of current situations.
What is Elder Law & How To Plan for Care in California
To prevent financial pressure due to unexpected long-term care and medical costs, you need to create a plan of action to help you and your family in the future.
7 Signs to Look for When Identifying Financial Elder Abuse
If you have an elder in your life, chances are you’ve felt the need to keep an eye out for them. With scams galore these days, it’s increasingly dangerous to trust anyone.
Folsom Elder Law Attorney: 5 Ways to Protect Older Loved Ones from Financial Abuse
It’s no secret that the elderly are a favorite target of scam artists. Criminals will troll the internet and phone lists looking for seniors that are easy to prey upon due to an illness, disability, or cognitive impairment.
Folsom Elder Law Attorney: New Elder Abuse Law Offers Protection for California’s Most Vulnerable Seniors
There’s good news for vulnerable seniors in California and across the country. As part of a larger bipartisan bill on banking reform, the Senior Safe Act was signed into law during the month of May.
Sacramento Elder Law Attorney: What Can Adult Children Do When Aging Parents Need Help and the Spouse Disagrees?
It’s a common story among blended families: an aging parent becomes ill and the parent’s biological children clash with the parent’s spouse. A spouse is the closest next of kin and generally has the power to make medical decisions for the other.
Folsom Elder Law Attorney: How to Know When It’s Time to Step in and Care for Your Elderly Loved One
The number of adult children caring for their elderly parents is growing at a very fast pace. If you are a baby boomer and not already, chances are high that you might be facing this situation soon.