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Caregivers: Can You Get Paid to Care? Watch Out

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I get clients asking me regularly if there is any way they can be paid by their loved ones to provide care in the home. The answer is, as typical with Medicaid matters, a little complicated. You CAN get paid – but you can also make grave […]

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What is The Sandwich Generation?

What is The sandwich Generation? Mercer Elder Law Attorney

What is The Sandwich Generation? Not surprisingly, the term “Sandwich Generation” has nothing to do with sandwiches.When modern art curator Dorothy Miller coined the term over thirty years ago, she was actually referring to women in their thirties and forties stuck not just caring for their children […]

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What is a Geriatric Care Manager?

Geriatric Care Manager

What is a Geriatric Care Manager?   Caregiving is a very large responsibility and can carry a great amount of weight on your shoulders. Worrying about your loved one’s health, wellbeing, finances, and navigating the medical system can be exhausting. You may feel that you are having […]

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What Is a Guardianship, and when Is It Necessary?

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What Is a Guardianship, and when Is It Necessary? Caregiving is a difficult task, and without the legal authority to act on your loved ones’ behalf it can be an impossible burden. You want to be sure you are keeping your loved one’s best interests at heart, […]

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Home Health: Agencies and Liability

Home Health: Agencies and Liability - Eleder Law NJ Carl G. Archer

Home Health: Agencies and Liability If you are thinking about hiring a professional caregiver for your loved one at home, you may be trying to decide whether to hire a private caregiver, or one from an agency. Certainly, a large attraction to a private caregiver is a […]

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Types of Elder Abuse and How to Recognize it

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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 […]

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Your Loved One’s Rights in a Nursing Home

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 […]

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

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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 […]

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Can My Loved One Get Therapy in a Nursing Home?

Can My Loved One Get Therapy in a Nursing Home? Mercer Elder Law- Hamilton NJ

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 […]

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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 Mercer elder law

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 […]

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