There is the potential for abuse by guardians and other caregivers and caretakers, and we want you to be aware of these dangers. Here is information from the U.S. Department of Justice.
When dealing with an issue for an elderly person—with a parent, with a spouse—doing nothing is the worst thing you can do. Take the first step and call me so we can have a conversation.
When and why should you call a certified elder law attorney? Basically, when the need arises for end-of-life estate issues among others.
What does it mean to be an elder law attorney? It does not necessarily mean representing an elderly person; what it does mean is representing elderly people in the process of aging.
There are many options in that scenario. There are in-home care options, there are facility options, and there are many various sources of potential funding to pay for those options.
What do you do if a spouse or parent goes into the nursing home out of the blue? No advance notice—you didn’t see it coming and all of a sudden you have a loved one in a skilled nursing home.