April 10, 2019
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141 – Memory Care Move In Day – Should You Stay or Should You Go?

Memory care assisted living is a great resource for people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or some other type of dementia.  It provides tremendous assistance to people in need of a special kind of help.  However, like everything else, there can be some challenges.  Specifically how your cognitively impaired loved one […]
April 8, 2019
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140 – Are Elder Law Attorneys Expensive?

People think elder law attorneys are expensive.  Why wouldn’t they.  Elder Law attorneys often ask for big checks – many times thousands or tens of thousands of dollars.  But the value the they provide can be tremendous.  Check out this episode to learn more about how elder law attorneys charge […]
April 3, 2019
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139 – Who Gets to be Guardian if One is Needed

What happens when someone needs a guardian?  Who gets to do that job? The answer isn’t so simple. Many states have statutory priorities that give some people the right to serve in that position before others. In this episode we’ll discuss those provisions. We’ll also discuss some potential problems when […]
April 3, 2019
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138 – When is the Time Right for Hospice Care?

Contact hospice the first time you think of hospice care as a possibility for your loved one.  People wait way too long before obtaining this benefit.  Hospice is a gift of hope and helps to improve quality of life at life’s most difficult time.  Listen to this episode of the […]
March 29, 2019
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137 – Financial Protections for the Community Spouse

What happens when one spouse needs assisted living, memory care or nursing home care and the other spouse remains home in the community?  Will there be enough money to support the spouse who remains home?  This episode is an overview of the financial protections in place for the community spouse.  […]
March 27, 2019
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136 – Make an Appointment If You Want to Tour an Assisted Living, Nursing Home or Other Long Term Care Community

It’s really important to tour any long term care community your loved one might move into.  The question is whether you schedule the tour or just pop in.  Listen to this episode to learn why I suggest you schedule the tour. I hope this helps when the time comes that […]