November 22

Forgetfulness or Alzheimer’s: What are the signs?

by Karen Knerem, Licensed Social Worker and Owner of Resource Connections for Older Adults President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in 1983. Unfortunately, the number of families facing an Alzheimer’s diagnosis continues to grow. Over 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s and 15 million American’s provide unpaid care for.

August 22

Did you see Butcher Elder Law at the 2017 Strongsville Homecoming Parade?

Butcher Elder Law was thrilled to participate in the 2017 Strongsville Homecoming Parade on Wednesday, July 19th! We were joined by friends, colleagues, co-workers, family, and even Spider-Man! We cruised in a Ford Thunderbird, passed out candy, waved colorful flags, and simply enjoyed being a member of the Strongsville business community. Sam Butcher, founder of.

May 22

Common Medicaid Terminology

Medicaid 101 Medicaid can be very complex. It has a language of its own. Here is an explanation of some common Medicaid terminology: Community Spouse – A married individual that does not need Medicaid assistance. Institutionalized Spouse – Is the individual that needs the long-term care assistance whether it is in the home, in an.

June 15

How do I help my loved one avoid financial exploitation?

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Written by Erin C. Eurenius, Esq. June 15, 2016 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Butcher Elder Law is taking a stand against Elder Abuse. We’re joining the movement and spreading information about the abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation that affects an estimated 5 million Americans each year. Recently, our.

April 11

Curious about Body Donation?

Has the idea of donating your body to medical science ever piqued your curiosity? Have you perhaps even considered possibly doing so and wondered just how does that work? Maybe you have a desire to give back even in death? If so, body donation might be an option for you. The alternative allows for the.