Elder Law

The Faces of Life Care Planning

By Marianne E. Kreisher Esq., CELA on June 19, 2019

Life Care Planning is a holistic approach in elder law that addresses the numerous challenges presented by long life, illness, and disability. A Life Care Plan (LCP) connects your concerns about long-term care as …Read more

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May Is Elder Law Month!

By Marissa B. Marshall, Esq., CELA on May 30, 2019

Thanks to the good people at The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), the month of May is officially elder law month! As the only Certified Elder Law Attorneys in Columbia and Montour …Read more

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Common Social Security Scams that Prey on the Elderly

By Marianne E. Kreisher Esq., CELA on May 21, 2019

Older adults who receive Social Security benefits are currently being targeted by online scammers. Some scammers use email or online forms, taking advantage of the victims’ limited knowledge of technology. Other scammers operate over …Read more

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Kreisher & Gregorowicz Is Now Kreisher Marshall & Associates, LLC

By Marianne E. Kreisher Esq., CELA on December 14, 2018

New Name New focusYesterday, Kreisher Marshall & Associates, LLC, announced the promotion of Marissa Marshall to member as well as a change in the firm’s strategic direction to focus primarily on elder law, estate planning and administration, and …Read more

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When Is It Time to Take Away the Keys?

By Marianne E. Kreisher Esq., CELA on November 5, 2018

photo-1533558701576-23c65e0272fbNo one enjoys being stripped of their freedom, and no one succumbs to the loss of freedom willingly. It’s something inherent in human beings, the desire to be free. Unfortunately, as we age, there may come a time …Read more

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Three Big Reasons to Hire This Elder Care Law Firm

By Marianne E. Kreisher Esq., CELA 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 Marianne E. Kreisher Esq., CELA 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 Marianne E. Kreisher Esq., CELA 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 Marianne E. Kreisher Esq., CELA 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 Marianne E. Kreisher Esq., CELA 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