by Samuel V. Butcher, Esq As an advocate and guardian for your family member with a developmental or intellectual disability, it is important to understand and determine if you should pursue a Special Needs Trust. What is a Special Needs Trust? A Special Needs Trust (SNT) is a trust established as a source for funds.
The United Nations designated June 15, 2017 to be World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The day is meant to focus on the “health and human rights of millions of older persons around the world” when “the whole world voices its opposition to the abuse and suffering inflicted to some of our older generations”. .
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.
The costs of assisted living facilities continue to rise for seniors and their families, leaving them struggling to make sure their loved ones are receiving the care they need and deserve. While it seems like sometimes there is just no relief from these rising costs, Cuyahoga County elder law attorneys often advise their clients about.