Elder Law

Three Big Reasons to Hire This Elder Care Law Firm

By Law Offices of Kreisher & Gregorowicz on June 7, 2018

grandparents-1703766_1920Laws aren’t the only things constantly changing—people do, too. Your needs grow up with you. Once you reach your sunset years, the legal landscape looks very different, and it’s best to get your affairs in order …Read more

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American Seniors Now Finding Roommates Online, But Is It Safe?

By Law Offices of Kreisher & Gregorowicz on March 23, 2018

Human hand working with laptop networking technologyThe soaring costs of living around the United States have made it increasingly difficult for everyone, but especially senior citizens, to find affordable housing. This has caused many to turn …Read more

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Why You Might Fight Over Elder Care with Your Family

By Law Offices of Kreisher & Gregorowicz on January 13, 2018

boxing-gloves-1709174_960_720Deciding “what’s best” when it comes to the living situation, care, and medical supervision of elderly relatives can be the most difficult choice a family will face. Whether it’s a parent, a grandparent, or another close …Read more

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Is Nursing Home Abuse on the Rise?

By Law Offices of Kreisher & Gregorowicz on December 31, 2017

aging-2379003_960_720As our loved ones age, we face difficult decisions about how, and where, to care for them. The decision to admit elderly relatives into an assisted living facility is never easy, but most of us do …Read more

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Do People Lose Their Rights as They Age?

By Law Offices of Kreisher & Gregorowicz on December 27, 2017

pexels-photo-233227A New Yorker article entitled “How the Elderly Lose Their Rights” highlights the plight that many elderly people face in our country. When Rudy and Rennie North were taken from their home and institutionalized …Read more

When the Elderly “Escape”: Elopement

By Law Offices of Kreisher & Gregorowicz on December 20, 2017

pexels-photo-638196Many people are confused by the term “elopement” in nursing homes. Its definition in this sense has nothing to do with running away to get married, but rather refers to a situation in which …Read more

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How Do I Choose the Right Elder Housing Option?

By Law Offices of Kreisher & Gregorowicz on July 13, 2017

Pennsylvania Elder Law AttorneyWhile choosing the best home for your loved one can feel difficult, thankfully, there are more options than ever before. Ultimately, the right choice will come down to two things: the needs of your elderly loved …Read more

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Certified Elder Law Attorneys – Why Does Certification Matter?

By Law Offices of Kreisher & Gregorowicz on June 21, 2017

Certified elder law attorneys (CELAs) have frequently been referred to as the “gold standard” for elder law and special needs planning. A CELA is certified by the National Elder Law Foundation (NELF), a non-profit organization …Read more

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Mental Competency and Its Influence on Elder Law

By Law Offices of Kreisher & Gregorowicz on May 30, 2017

Elderly woman- Nursing home 4798548219_ae88903d41_bMental capacity is almost always determined in a court of law. The person attempting to prove or disprove the mental capabilities of another will need to present evidence that will support his …Read more

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Is a Caregiver Taking Advantage of or Abusing Your Loved One?

By Law Offices of Kreisher & Gregorowicz on May 18, 2017

Elderly woman- Nursing home (4)As parents age, it’s natural for children and grandchildren to be concerned about their physical and mental well-being. Often, we entrust our older loved ones to professional caregivers—but caregivers do …Read more

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