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Monthly Archives: June 2011

A Partner In Care – Geriatric Care Managers

As I have progressed in my journey as an elder law attorney, one of the resources I have been most excited to discover are the geriatric care managers.  Geriatric care managers specialize in guiding families through the medical and long … Continue reading

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There Is Some Good News Too

Just last week, someone was telling me they thought it was a shame that the positive provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (healthcare reform) kept getting overshadowed by the negative headlines.  Then, just a few days after … Continue reading

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What To Do When Your Parent Can No Longer Safely Live At Home

You probably won’t be surprised to hear that many seniors prefer to stay in their own homes as they age, or in other words, to age in place.  In an article titled “Seniors Want to Age at Home, Not in … Continue reading

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Putting the Shoe on the Other Foot – Advising Your Parents

Growing up, if we were lucky, our parents guided and educated us every step of the way.  Even once we become adults, many parents still feel perfectly comfortable passing along advice about making good life and financial decisions.  It seems … Continue reading

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Why is Being Prepared Sometimes Such a Difficult Step to Take?

June 1st is the first day of hurricane season.  If you live in a hurricane zone as I do, “prepare now” is the message screaming at you from every communication outlet (even your water bill).  Why is this?  Because preparation … Continue reading

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