The Dangers of Denial – Why You Need to Plan for Long-Term Care for Your Parents

Longer lives are among the greatest achievements of our modern era. Advances in healthcare and other progress related to human safety have resulted in what the United Nations says is one of the most significant social transformations of the 21st century. However, with the success of longer lives comes problems that catch most of us off-guard. […]

Folsom Estate and Elder Law Attorney: Can Someone with Signs of Dementia Sign Legal Documents?

Millions of individuals are affected by dementia in their lifetime. Unfortunately, it is usually after a medical crisis like dementia hits that many families begin to think about estate planning. What people don’t realize, however, is that it may be “too late” under the law to to make a plan after dementia strikes.  This is […]

Folsom Elder Law Lawyer: Will Medi-Cal Collect from My Estate After Death?

As a Folsom elder law lawyer, I whole-heartedly believe that Medi-Cal is a solid option available for seniors in the Sacramento area who need help paying for long-term care.  Medi-Cal is a needs-based program, meaning that strict income and asset limits are adhered to and seniors can face penalties if they do not meet those […]

Folsom Elder Law Attorney Answers: Is Long-Term Care Insurance a Good Investment?

As a Folsom elder law attorney, I get this question quite a bit. Should I invest in long-term care insurance? The answer is….maybe.  Let me explain. First, you should consider the fact that the Department of Health and Human Services estimates that anyone reaching the age of 65 years has a 40% chance of entering […]

Sacramento Elder Law Lawyer: 5 Red Flags of Financial Abuse

The elderly are too often targets of unscrupulous individuals who may try to take an unsuspecting senior’s money. Seniors are especially vulnerable as they become less cognitively able and thus more dependent on other adults. Unfortunately, as a Sacramento elder law lawyer, I can tell you that elder financial abuse is common in California. Here […]

Folsom Elder Law Attorney Warns: “Adult Children May Be Responsible for Their Parent’s Nursing Home Bill!”

Most people don’t realize the high cost of nursing home care until an aging parent’s health declines to the point that they need to move into one. As a Folsom elder law attorney, I can’t stress enough that this is a really bad time to learn that your family could need to come up with […]

Compensation for Being Your Parent’s Caregiver | Folsom Elder Law Attorney

If you are providing care to your parent, you are probably doing it without being asked and without compensation. It probably isn’t on your mind at all. But, I can tell you as a Folsom elder law attorney, it should be. As a society, we value our elders and provide the care they need without […]

Sacramento Elder Law Attorney: When You Must Manage Your Elderly Parent’s Finances

Elder law attorneys in Sacramento often find themselves advising adult children of the elderly on the intricacies of managing their parents’ finances.  While it may seem straightforward at first, there are a lot of details and difficulties that can get in the way.  There are so many things to coordinate, and often the parent is […]

The Downside to Annuities from a Fair Oaks Trust Lawyer’s Perspective

When it comes to annuities, trust lawyers in Fair Oaks, CA do at times recommend these financial products for their clients…and they may be a great choice for you.  This particular article is just to offer some additional food for thought on making decisions regarding whether or not annuities are wise additions to your overall […]

Sacramento Elder Lawyer Advice: Create a Personalized Healthcare Directive

When a Sacramento elder lawyer’s clients enter a hospital or other medical facility, they have the peace of mind that comes from knowing their healthcare wishes will be made clear to the staff.  This is because the attorney and the client were able to sit down and go through various situations and scenarios to put […]

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