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 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 […]

Pre-Planning with a Fair Oaks Elder Law Attorney for Nursing Home Care

One of the more difficult topics that elder law lawyers in Sacramento and their clients must discuss is the potential need for assisted living or nursing home care. However, talking about it before the need arises and knowing the options is actually one of the things that can make things easier. With the help of […]

Talk to Your Elder Care Lawyer in Fair Oaks about the VA, Assisted Living, and Nursing Home Costs

One of the biggest concerns for clients of elder lawyers in Fair Oaks is how to pay for long-term care if and when it becomes needed.  This question doesn’t go away simply because the client is a veteran of the armed forces, but it does have some different possible answers.  Those who are eligible for […]

Fair Oaks Elder Lawyer Urges Adults to Have ‘Tough Conversations’ With Mom or Dad for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Awareness Week

By: Heather Chubb, Fair Oaks elder lawyer “Does mom want to live in a nursing home?” “Does dad consider living with Alzheimer’s or Dementia to be quality of life?” “Is there legal documentation in place that ensures someone can act financially on mom or dad’s behalf if they are unable to?” These are just three […]

Older Driver Awareness Week

The first week of December has been designated Older Driver Awareness Week. Gold River Elder Law Attorney Heather Chubb urges the community to include future transportation needs in their long-term care planning. Heather Chubb, a local Elder Law Attorney, joins the American Occupational Therapy Association in observing Older Driver Awareness week which is December 6th […]

Sacramento Wills and Estates Lawyer Discusses How to Plan for Incapacity

When most people think about estate planning, they envision meeting with a Sacramento wills and estates lawyer to plan for their death.  However, a good, comprehensive estate plan covers so much more than just planning for death, as it should also include provisions to protect your family, assets and wishes in the event of short […]

75 Years of Social Security – But Will It Last, Asks Sacramento Elder Lawyer

By Heather Chubb, Sacramento Elder Lawyer This month we celebrate the 75th anniversary of social security.  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act on August 14, 1935. The concept was simple; younger workers would contribute payroll taxes and retired workers would have a more secure retirement. Social security is basically a public (government […]

Sacramento Elder Lawyer Asks: Will You Allow Your Body to Live On Long After Your Mind and Quality of Life Are Gone?

By Heather Chubb, Sacramento Elder Lawyer I was moved to tears after reading this very poignant article written by a woman who watched as “modern medicine” kept her father’s body living long after his mind, and in her opinion, the essence of who he was, had gone.  You can read the article for yourself here. […]

Gold River Elder Lawyer Reveals Important Planning Considerations in Avoiding Long-Term Care Costs

From the desk of Heather Chubb, Gold River Elder Lawyer What would you do if one day you woke up and needed help with everyday activities like managing your checkbook or even getting dressed? Have you ever thought about who would care for you? Where would you be cared for and what will it cost? […]

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