by Erin C. Eurenius, Esq, CPA You receive a shocking phone call that your loved one has bruising along the side of her face and a large lump at the temple. The nursing administrator of your loved one’s long term care facility tells you not to be alarmed. What? How could this have happened? You.
A recent report from the Alzheimer’s Association states that one in nine Americans age 65 or older currently have Alzheimer’s. With the baby boomer generation aging and people living longer, that number may nearly triple by 2050. Alzheimer’s, of course, is just one cause of dementia—mini-strokes (TIAs) are also to blame—so the number of.
Planning for Medicaid Attention all Individuals, Widows, Widowers, Unmarried Couples: Medicaid is a valuable benefit for individuals and couples to fund medical expenses including home health care, assisted living, and a nursing home. Ohio residents often plan early to protect assets so that they can later qualify for Medicaid and take advantage of the assistance.
Financial Power of Attorney – This is a legal document executed by one individual (the principal) to appoint and authorize another individual (the agent) to make financial and business decisions and engage in such transactions on behalf of the principal that legally bind the principal. Not all powers of attorney are the same. The law.
According to Epicurious, “a properly-layered sandwich holds together better, prevents the bread from getting soggy, and achieves optimal texture.” The website recommends that you balance the fillings and strategize on the layers for a perfect sandwich. At Butcher Elder Law we can show the sandwich generation how you can hold the family together and not.
As Lorain County elder law attorneys, our answer to this question is “it depends.” In most cases, it depends on whether the adult children signed the nursing home contract as a personal guarantor the elderly parent live. Additionally, it may depend on where the parent resides. Technically, more than half of the states have laws.
Many of us are lucky enough to have our parents around long enough for them to know their grandchildren and great-grandchildren. If you are one of the blessed, consider yourself lucky. There is one thing, however, that you may eventually have to face – a parent who should not live at home alone anymore. As.
Many people believe that it would be easier for their loved ones if they transferred ownership of their home prior to their death. Bypassing probate in Medina County, they believe, will be easiest for everyone. That could be true. However, there are several risks to consider that might harm you or your heirs. Hazard #1.
National Healthcare Decisions Day is on April 16th, and it’s an important reminder for every adult to begin having difficult conversations with loved ones about their most private wishes for medical and end-of-life care. Far too many people assume that their families would make the choices they would want in an emergency. Yet every day.