Adding Elder Care to Elder Law

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When I returned home to Pennsylvania in 1980, I wanted to develop a law practice that was devoted to the legal needs of older people. Some friends told me this was a shortsighted idea. They said it was foolish to limit my practice so narrowly, especially in a small town in rural Pennsylvania. One longtime […]

How to Find a Good Lawyer for Older Adult Issues

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Older adults face many legal issues. Some of the most complicated relate to planning for continued life (life care planning), rather than for death (estate planning). Planning for aging, possible incapacity, and the potential need for expensive long term care can be particularly complex and requires expert legal help.  But it is difficult for the consumer […]

Hello Old Friend – Can You Help

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I thought I had my topic picked for this month’s Law Alert until I arrived home from work Monday night.  There was a message from my 80 year old father-in-law.  My father-in-law is a retired Army Colonel and he had received a call from an old Army buddy “Bob” asking for his help.  Bob had […]

Care Management Services

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Currently, about 12 million Americans require long-term-care services. Today, most of those care recipients rely on unpaid care from family and friends, but eventually many require paid in-home care, or must move to assisted living or a nursing home. Our elder law firm offers care management services to help families provide the best care for […]