What Happens When a Guardianship is Requested?20110310065324

What Happens When a Guardianship is Requested?

Having to consider a guardianship over an aging parent is difficult, although sometimes necessary. In most cases, if someone has a durable power of a...
Four Tips for Transitioning a Loved one to a Nursing Home20110218072842

Four Tips for Transitioning a Loved one to a Nursing Home

If you have had to relocate a loved one to a nursing home, you know how difficult it is to find the right facility, determine how to pay the nursing ...
Incapacity Planning and Long Distance Care20110115083613

Incapacity Planning and Long Distance Care

It is estimated that approximately 7 million Americans care for a senior relative long distance. Not only do they face the emotional burdens, but they...
Three Ways to Address Nursing Home Expenses20101216084657

Three Ways to Address Nursing Home Expenses

With a Colorado nursing home now costing over $70,000 annually, we discuss three ways families are handling the catastrophic costs of long term care f...
Three Alternatives to Guardianship20101210114354

Three Alternatives to Guardianship

A guardian is a surrogate decision-maker appointed by the court to make either personal and/or financial decisions for a minor or for an adult with me...
Elder Law: Signs of Financial Elder Exploitation20101122080744

Elder Law: Signs of Financial Elder Exploitation

Elder abuse in any form can be difficult to detect. While signs of physical abuse may be visable via physical and emotional symptoms, there is anothe...
Nursing Home Law: Using Restraints on Nursing Home Patients20101108105029

Nursing Home Law: Using Restraints on Nursing Home Patients

Nursing home law is very specific when it comes to using restraints on residents, and we review the law and the rights of the resident....