Aging Together: Retirement-Age Adult Children Caring for Elderly Parents

By Marissa B. Marshall, Esq., CELA on September 16, 2019

Because of longer life spans today, many people in their 60s and 70s have parents who are still living. These adult children, many of whom are technically senior citizens themselves, end up “aging together” with their …Read more

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Ahead of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the DOJ Took Action

By Marianne E. Kreisher Esq., CELA on September 1, 2019

Elder abuse is a growing problem around the world, and in the United States. Many older Americans have fallen victim to some form of abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation.
A scam targeting the elderly was uncovered in …Read more

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Mom’s in the Nursing Home – Should the Nursing Home Handle the Medicaid Application?

By Marissa B. Marshall, Esq., CELA on June 10, 2019

The answer to this question is a resounding NO! It can be expensive for a nursing home business office to handle the application for Medical Assistance (Medicaid) long-term care benefits. While the nursing home …Read more

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You Can With a Lifespan Plan

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

Let’s take a look at a hypothetical situation to explore aging well.
Gus is a 65-year-old man, and his lifespan plan is the following:
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Senior Care in the 21st Century

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

“I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up!” cried out poor Mrs. Fletcher as she lay helpless on her floor, alone and scared, her walker knocked over and laying uselessly beside her. Can anyone who …Read more

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The Different Types of Senior Living

By Marianne E. Kreisher Esq., CELA on June 25, 2018

apartment-comfort-contemporary-260046One of the most difficult decisions that family members have to make is when to move an elderly relative into a nursing home. Making it even more complicated, there are different places where your …Read more

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