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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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Transitioning A Parent to A Nursing Home

Transitioning A Parent to A Nursing Home As a caregiver, you may realize at some point that your loved one can no longer receive sufficient care at home. Transitioning a loved one to a nursing home can be stressful, exhausting, and emotionally challenging. It may cause your loved one to feel angry or resentful toward […]

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What is a living trust?

What is a living trust?   We have previously covered the basics of what a trust is.  There are many different types of trusts to be learned.  Let’s discuss  “Inter Vivos”, or Living trusts.  A living trust spells out what is to be done with your assets, dependents, and your heirs.  It is created by […]

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Avoiding Family Disputes

Family Disputes With or Without a Will   While it is important to ensure your loved ones are taken care of after you pass, it is also important to understand the conflicts families may endure over your estate after you pass.  Disputes can arise, whether you have a Will or not, due to conflicting feelings, […]

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