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What is the Authority of a Guardian?

You may know that “legal guardian” is a phrase can be applied to a parent for their child, but it can also be applied towards an elderly or disabled person. Guardianship is a court appointment of a guardian to manage the personal and/or financial affairs of a person who cannot manage for him or herself [...]

By |2019-03-29T10:09:32-04:00March 29th, 2019|Elder Care|0 Comments

Common Signs of Elder Abuse

Millions of elderly people in the United States are subjected to Elder Abuse each year. Whether such abuse occurs in their own homes, assisted living facilities or nursing home facilities, it is important to be able to identify signs of abuse that your loved one might be exhibiting. Identifying potential signs of abuse can help [...]

By |2019-01-17T10:12:04-05:00January 24th, 2019|Elder Care|0 Comments

Guns and the Elderly

As people get further in their years, mental and physical faculties become lessened; while the need for self defense increases. Family members with guns should have an estate plan in place that reflects what should occur with them. No matter what your personal stance on gun control may be, if your elderly loved one has [...]

By |2018-10-17T13:33:32-04:00October 31st, 2018|Elder Care, Estate Planning|0 Comments

The Impact of Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is a serious issue affecting about 1 in every 10 senior citizens in America, as stated by reported cases. The toll that elder abuse can take on a senior can be devastating. The impact of the abuse can be felt physically, emotionally, psychologically, and financially. It can also be difficult for a senior [...]

By |2018-10-17T12:18:52-04:00October 24th, 2018|Elder Care, Financial|0 Comments

Challenging Nursing Home Evictions

Nursing homes evictions seem like they should be rare, but in fact they are on the rise. It is tragic that nursing homes are kicking our loved ones to the curb, but unfortunately this is becoming more common. Some of these evictions may be wrongful or out of the control of the elderly residents. Evicted [...]

By |2018-04-18T19:11:52-04:00April 18th, 2018|Elder Care, Financial|0 Comments

The 5 Types of Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse is a very serious issue, and one that effects 4.3 million elders every year. That means that about 1 in 10 of the country’s senior citizens. Elder Abuse can come from nursing home attendants, home aids, or even family members. Abuse of the elderly can affect both men and women, almost equally. There [...]

By |2018-01-11T15:13:23-05:00January 18th, 2018|Articles, Elder Care|0 Comments