Elder Care

Legal Planning: Greater Costs for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Care

Posted on: November 17th, 2015
End-of-life treatments in particular cost 81 percent more for dementia patients than others. Cognitive impairments such as dementia and Alzheimer’s impose significant care expenses on the aging population....

Elder Care Legal Planning: Non-Financial Costs of Caregiving

Posted on: November 13th, 2015
Opting for a family caregiver might seem financially attractive. However, caregivers often carry financial and non-financial burdens as a result....

Protecting Assets Amidst Rise in Elder Marriage Scams

Posted on: October 14th, 2015
In addition to many tax, Medicare/Medicaid, reverse mortgage, and other financial scams targeting the elderly, another type of fraud is now growing. Marriage scams victimizing the elderly affect men and women fairly equally....

How Aging and Memory Loss Affect Finances

Posted on: September 29th, 2015
Alzheimer’s is known for taking an emotional and psychological toll, both on the person experiencing cognitive decline and on their close family and friends. A senior suffering from memory deficiencies faces several financial risks that can be addressed in advance with an elder law attorney....

Protect an Elderly Relative’s Identity During Life and After

Posted on: September 28th, 2015
Identity theft is not only a concern during one’s lifetime; some fraudulent parties specifically target the identities of the elderly or deceased. Identity theft risks the security of one’s assets and can be costly to resolve....

Cost of Long-Term Care in North Carolina

Posted on: August 21st, 2015
A report released earlier this year shows that North Carolina nursing home costs continue to increase alongside the premiums for long-term care insurance policies. The median cost for a NC private nursing home room is approximately $225.00 per day in 2015....
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