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You're Probably Not Suing Anyone Because Your Loved One Got COVID-19

You’re Probably Not Suing Anyone Because Your Loved One Got COVID-19

You’re Probably Not Suing Anyone Because Your Loved One Got COVID-19The population we serve is at great risk due to COVID-19, especially those who are both elderly and have some sort of pre-existing condition (or in medicalspeak, a comorbidity). We have heard any number of reports in the last weeks about the virus ravaging assisting […]

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More Nursing Home Rule Changes, Courtesy of COVID-19

More Nursing Home Rule Changes, Courtesy of COVID-19

More Nursing Home Rule Changes, Courtesy of COVID-19I want to acknowledge my source for the collection of these rules, available here. In addition to my earlier post about the rapid changes the government is taking to accommodate people during the unfolding COVID-19 epidemic, I can report that the government is taking additional steps to make sure […]

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What Benefits Are Available to Veterans?

What Benefits Are Available to Veterans?

What Benefits Are Available to Veterans?A question we hear a lot is “What benefits am I (or my parent, spouse, etc.) entitled to as a veteran of the U.S. military?” It’s a straightforward question, but unfortunately, the answer can get complicated. The good news is that there are several different benefits out there for veterans. As […]

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Village Mentality

Does the “Village Mentality” Work to Take Care of Our Elderly Loved Ones?

Does the “Village Mentality” Work to Take Care of Our Elderly Loved Ones? As elder care costs increase, more and more elders and their loved ones are considering at-home care options with family caregivers. Of course, while our loved ones usually prefer this approach at home to living in a nursing home or assisted living facility, […]

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healthcare wishes

If Someone Ignores Your Healthcare Wishes, Can You Sue?

If Someone Ignores Your Healthcare Wishes, Can You Sue?​If Someone Ignores Your Healthcare Wishes, Can You Sue?If you’ve done end of life planning, you likely have a document in which you appoint someone to make medical decisions for you if you cannot make them yourself. It also probably communicates your wishes regarding medical treatment in […]

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