Category: Elder Law

July 25, 2018 | Elder Law

Article Highlights Importance of Flexibility in Planning

It’s difficult to imagine entering retirement and your golden years as a member of the middle class, but through a series of life changing events, needing to rely on Medicaid for financial support. However, this is what happens to thousands of Americans every year.  Roy Lieber recently recounted the story of Rita Sherman of Dedham,... More
June 25, 2018 | Elder Law

Making your care and end-of-life wishes known

As Life Care Managers, we often work with caregivers who have been appointed health care proxy, guardian or are otherwise acting in a decision-making capacity for an impaired person.  The most challenging of these scenarios are those in which the parties did not have, or did not have the opportunity for, a conversation about care... More
April 30, 2018 | Elder Law

Elder Orphans

Everyone needs some kind of an estate plan whether they are 25 or 95.  However, there are certain situations where having a properly crafted plan takes on special importance.   A recent New York Times article titled “Single? No Kids? Don’t Fret: How to Plan Care in Your Later Years” highlighted the problem facing a relatively... More
March 28, 2018 | Elder Law

Positive Psychology and Creativity Coaching for People with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias is prevalent in today’s aging population, in fact, one in every 10 people over the age of 65 have this diagnosis, and the odds increase as we age.  With no cure on the horizon, family caregivers and professionals must rely on other types of treatments or experiences... More
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