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Elder Care Law

Watching a friend or loved one deal with the challenges of aging can be difficult, especially if that person is used to living independently. If you're in a position to care for a senior transitioning to a more dependent lifestyle, there are a number of issues that you'll want to consider, such as whether that person can remain in his or her home or whether an assisted living facility would be more appropriate. If moving to an assisted living facility would better serve his or her needs, you will also want to know what to look for in finding the right one. Another concern would be how to best protect that senior’s medical and financial well-being, and how to handle decisions that will need to be made with regard to both. Fortunately, there are a number of resources that can assist you with this process.

Can I Solve This on My Own or Do I Need an Attorney?

  • Complex health and financial situations usually require a lawyer
  • A lawyer can reduce the chances of a family dispute
  • DIY living wills, powers of attorney, and wills are possible in some simple cases
  • You can always have an attorney review your form

Get tailored advice and ask your legal questions. Many attorneys offer free consultations.

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