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  • Filial Laws: So Who is Legally Responsible for Elder Parents?
    Filial Laws: So Who is Legally Responsible for Elder Parents?

    Filial, meaning due from the daughter or son, is a funny word to say. However, filial laws have, in recent years, garnered increasing attention for their serious implications. If you have heard of ...

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  • Are Your Seniors Being Financially Exploited?
    Are Your Seniors Being Financially Exploited?

    We expect our golden years to be relaxing and rewarding. Yet as we grow older, we tend to start relying on other to assist us with things that we could once handle on our own. It is during those times ...

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  • Lawful Grounds for Discharge from a Skilled Nursing Facility and Defenses
    Lawful Grounds for Discharge from a Skilled Nursing Facility and Defenses

    As an elder law attorney and advocate I often get frantic calls from family members when a skilled nursing facility has advised them that they plan to the discharge the resident within a week or days. ...

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  • Be Careful When Signing Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements
    Be Careful When Signing Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements

    You hear about nursing homes in connection with abuse and neglect all the time. So if you are putting a loved one in a home, be careful not to get trapped into signing an arbitration agreement. ...

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  • What are Continuing Care Retirement Communities [CCRC]?
    What are Continuing Care Retirement Communities [CCRC]?

    Continuing Care Retirement Communities or CCRCs, are retirement communities with accommodations for independent living , assisted living , and nursing home care , offering residents a continuum of ...

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  • What Are the Roles of Elder Lawyers?
    What Are the Roles of Elder Lawyers?

    Elder law is not just about the elderly. It can also include individuals with special needs, veterans who need benefits and estate planning. Since our health care and financial needs change as we age, ...

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