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Types of Elder Abuse and How to Recognize it

If you are looking out for your loved one, then you may be worried about elder abuse. Elder abuse effects thousands of older people every year. You as a concerned family member can not only look out for signs of elder abuse, but completely prevent it from happening. Abusers of older adults may be family […]

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Your Loved One’s Rights in a Nursing Home

You are transitioning your loved one into a skilled nursing facility and are most likely feeling overwhelmed with the concern for your loved one’s well-being.  In order to ensure your loved one receives the top care he or she deserves, your top priority should be understanding your loved one’s rights in a nursing home. State […]

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Can My Loved One Be Forced to Leave a Nursing Facility?

Five years ago my friend’s mother was in the hospital with flu-like symptoms and for some (still unknown) reason stopped breathing. After a nine day coma, she was diagnosed with anoxia. She cannot walk, is incontinent and is on a feeding tube. She has been in the same nursing home for the last three years. […]

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Can My Loved One Get Therapy in a Nursing Home?

Can My Loved One Get Therapy in a Nursing Home? Whether you’re a caregiver or the one actually going, making the transition to a nursing home is a difficult task. One top priority families have when looking into a skilled nursing facility (and rest assured, you have a choice as to where you or your […]

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Elder Law Attorneys Can Help You With Medicaid, Medicare, and the VA

Elder Law Attorneys Can Help You With Medicaid, Medicare, and the VA It’s been a long time since President Kennedy said to our nation “Ask not what your counry can do for you – ask what you can do for your country.” Nowadays the government is structured in such a way that without the assistance […]

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Cost of Nursing Care – 2015 edition

Each April, New Jersey is required to tell the public what the median cost of nursing home care is, and use that cost to assess ineligibility periods for transfers under Medicaid regulations. Here’s a link to the form. On the one hand, this is good news: the number is updated annually to take into account […]

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What is a “probate estate” and how do I open one?

Some people think probate is not fun, and I would tend to agree with them. However, anybody who tells you that someone helping them with probate is as bad as that other “pr-” word that rhymes with probate? They’re exaggerating. (That’s as racy as a legal blog ever gets, folks.) Probate is a formal legal […]

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Will Formalities

What does a proper will contain? A Will, of course, is a legally binding document that identifies who should inherit a person’s property after they die. Of course, when making your Will, you want to ensure it contains all of the proper aspects. It’s not like you can exactly go back and fix any mistakes […]

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Should I Consider Assisted Living for My Parent?

  Should I Consider Assisted Living for My Parent?   Many people enter a stage in their lives when it’s time to make a decision about a parent or loved one. They may be retired and in pretty good shape, but it’s getting harder for them to manage the household. Cooking dinner and cleaning the […]

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Take a Breath!

It’s a snowy day basically everywhere in the State today. It’s not a great day to be out traveling for your own sake or for your loved ones, either. Many of my clients have my cell phone number, and already in the morning I got two calls from clients with the same issue: they feel […]

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