Should You Sign a Nursing Home Admission Agreement?

Read the agreement carefully because it could contain illegal or misleading provisions. If possible, try not to sign the agreement […]


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When a Loved One Needs a Nursing Facility – part 3

Advocate’s Check-Off Sheet Resident’s Name: ________________ Advocate’s Name: _______________ Week of: _____________         Mon. Tue. Wed. Thur. Fri. Sat. Sun. Each […]


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When a Loved One Needs a Nursing Facility – part 2

When Visiting a Nursing Facility Since some nursing facilities may have wait lists or unavailable beds, it is recommended that […]


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When a Loved One Needs a Nursing Facility – part 1

If at all possible, plan ahead for any future long-term care needs. By doing so you will maintain greater control […]


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Resources: Diabetes & Medicare

For the readers’ convenience, the Elder Law & Estate Planning Office has compiled this list of resources. Diabetes Resources AMERICAN […]


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What is Hospice?

Hospice Care is designed to give supportive care to people in the final phase of a terminal illness. The focus […]


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Making Your Home Fall-Proof

You can make some simple changes in your home and in the way you do some daily activities to reduce […]


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Medical Expense Deductions Relating to Nursing Homes and Home Care

Qualified medical expenses are generally deductible as an itemized deduction on an individual’s income tax return. Most individuals are unaware […]


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Receiving Care at Home

Home care typically refers to non-medical services that assist individuals with activities of daily living (ADL’s). Home care is an […]


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How to be at the Bedside

If someone you care about gets very sick, you may not know what to expect or what to do. This […]


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