California’s End Of Life Option Law – 2017 Update

Update On End of Life Report From California’s Department of Public Health End of Life Option Act According to California’s Department of Public Health, over one hundred people died under California’s newly enacted End of Life Option Act which went into effect on June 9, 2016. Under this law, a mentally competent adult is eligible to Read more…

Elder Law Investment Advisors – Check Their Credentials Before Investing…

Fight Back Against Financial Elder Abuse.If You Or A Loved One Has Been Approached By An “Elder Investment Advisor” Check Their Histrory and Licensing Status Before You Invest… Financial Elder Abuse is a national epidemic. There are those consultants who claim to specialize in the financial needs of the elderly and who sell high risk or fictitious investment products. According to the American Bar Association, one-in-ten Americans Read more…

Elder Resources – Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, Elder Care, Senior Life Insurance Plans

List Of Elder Resources   Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Hospice, Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Caretakers, Senior Life Insurance, Elder Housing, and Elder Advocates. Families USA  Organization provides information on affordable health and long-term care and includes a directory of related sites that cover Medicaid and managed care. Also offers a wide range of materials to helpful elder Read more…

Signs Of Elder Abuse – Nursing Home And Board & Care Injuries

Seven Signs Of Elder Abuse An elderly person who has Alzheimer’s disease or the onset of dementia is particularly at risk for elder abuse since they are often unable to adequately communicate the abuse to others. Families, therefore, must keep a sharp and attentive eye for signs of elder abuse and be diligent in promptly reporting it Read more…

Elder Law – Estate And End-Of-Life Planning – Power Of Attorney

WILLS & TRUSTS – CONSERVATORSHIPS – POWER OF ATTORNEY – HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVES – ELDER ABUSE – PROBATE & ESTATE LAWYERS…. Estate planning includes more then having your will and trust prepared. It also includes preparing final directives and end-of-life instructions for your children and loved ones to follow. This can include planning to have a conservatorship in place should Read more…

California – End of Life Option Law – Q & A

Q.  My father is 89 and suffers from end-stage cancer. The doctors have told us that his condition will not improve and is terminal. My father is in severe and unremitting pain. He is has gone through two rounds of Chemotherapy but the cancer keeps spreading. The Oncologist told us that in all probability he has Read more…

Financial Elder Abuse – Emotional Vulnerability And Predatory Practices

Financial Elder Abuse – Vulnerability – Predatory Practices Financial Elder Abuse is becoming more prevalent as more of our population enters the last quarter of their life. That’s because mental acuity diminishes. Dementia can be subtle but it can clearly effect reasoning and common sense. Financial abuse escalates especially in a declining economy, even family members can take Read more…

Nursing Home Abuse

NURSING HOME ABUSE In 2016 many of us are reaching the “golden years” and with it has come a resurgence of interest in finding new ways of improving the quality of eldercare in the nearly 22,000 “for-profit” nursing homes spread out across the country. These for-profit nursing homes care for as many as two million senior residents. Read more…