Elder Care

Elder Law Resources – NC and Beyond

Posted on: September 22nd, 2012
Wake Forest University’s Law School is well known for its Elder Law Clinic, whose website contains a wealth of resources on elder law issues, including Basic North Carolina Information....

Long-Term Care Partnership Policies – Watch Out for Expanded Medicaid Estate Recovery

Posted on: August 4th, 2012
The Raleigh News & Observer recently commented on the surging insurance rates for long-term care insurance (LTCI) policies in North Carolina, the article for which can be read here....

NC Legislature Examines Elder Abuse

Posted on: March 28th, 2012
The population of elderly persons is rising throughout the country, and North Carolina is no exception. The elderly are particularly vulnerable to abuse by relatives and others – increased awareness and prevention are crucial. ...

Are You Required to Support Your Parents?

Posted on: December 27th, 2011
Much to my surprise, I recently became aware of the following North Carolina law: § 14 326.1. Parents; failure to support. If any person being of full age, and having sufficient income after reasonably providing for his or her own immediate family shall, without reasonable cause, neglect to maintain and support his or her parent or parents, ...

Do you know the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Posted on: October 21st, 2011
Alzheimer’s disease has really been on my radar these days. Now, I know I’m an elder law attorney, so of course it’s on my radar, but even so, the blips on the radar seem to be coming more frequently lately....

Long-Term Care Planning for Your Senior Life

Posted on: March 9th, 2011
Many senior citizens freely admit that they fear growing older more than they fear death. The prospect of becoming increasingly frail and dependent in a society which worships strength and self-reliance, and of losing family and lifetime friends can understandably make the specter of old age a frightening one. ...
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