Five Facts About Dementia Caregiving in Louisiana

Five Facts About Dementia Caregiving in Louisiana

Dementia, in particular, the prevalence of Alzheimer’s Disease in the American population, is creating difficult caregiving experiences for the family members who are primarily responsible for providing care. Even though you understand your loved one’s...
What an Elder Law Attorneys Do For You or a Loved One

What an Elder Law Attorneys Do For You or a Loved One

According to the US Census Bureau, more than 51 million Americans are currently aged 65 or older, and the number is steadily increasing while medical and technological advancements are allowing seniors to live longer and better lives than ever before. The expanding...
What’s the Middle Class to Do about Rising Nursing Home Costs?

What’s the Middle Class to Do about Rising Nursing Home Costs?

The Problem According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, someone turning 65 today will have a 70 percent chance of requiring some long-term care service and support during his or her life. A woman’s average nursing home stay is 3.7 years. For men, it...
Playing the Blame Game with Nursing Homes and COVID-19 Deaths

Playing the Blame Game with Nursing Homes and COVID-19 Deaths

According to a report in the Minnesota Star Tribune, they account for more than 40 percent or approximately 45,500 of the US 115,000 COVID-19 deaths, even though nursing home residents are less than one percent of the total US population. Seema Verma, the...
Problems, Policies, and Proposals for Long-Term Care

Problems, Policies, and Proposals for Long-Term Care

The long-term care (LTC) crisis is on the rise for aging Americans. Industry driven, massively underpriced policies are playing fiscal catch up with hefty premium rate increases. This price increase is forcing some aging Americans to abandon their policy while others...
The Benefits of Having an Elder Law Attorney on Your Side

The Benefits of Having an Elder Law Attorney on Your Side

Elder law encompasses a wide range of legal matters affecting an older or disabled person. An elder law attorney or certified elder law attorney (CELA) specializes as a legal advocate for aging adults and their loved ones.  Issues related to guardianship, retirement,...