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There’s No Place Like Home

There's No Place Like Home... According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention the nursing home and long term care population is at a very high risk of being infected and dying from the coronavirus. The coronavirus is known to be particularly dangerous to older adults with underlying health conditions and can spread more easily through long term care facilities, [...]

By |May 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on There’s No Place Like Home

Coping with Stress During COVID-19

Coping with Stress During Covid-19 It can be difficult coping with stress during the COVID-19 pandemic. Older people and people of any age who have serious underlying health conditions are at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. People who may have issues getting assistance if they become ill, like those experiencing homelessness or people with disabilities are also at [...]

By |May 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Why You May Want to Consider Hiring a Care Manager

Why You May Want to Consider Hiring a Care Manager  By Jaimee Friedlander, LCSW Feeling burnt out or overwhelmed? Is your family at odds regarding care decisions? Unsure about your loved one’s options regarding local resources and financial assistance? If any of this sounds familiar, you may want to consider working with a care manager. What are care managers and [...]

By |April 20th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

Preventing the Spread of Covid-19

Preventing the Spread of Covid-19 There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. Here are recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person. Between people who are in close contact with one another [...]

By |April 20th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Elder Law 101: Why Having a Power of Attorney is Essential

Elder Law 101: Why Having a Power of Attorney is Essential By Howard S Krooks, Esq., CELA, CAP Life is full or responsibilities and a variety of things we would prefer not to contemplate. Yet, with dementia and Alzheimer’s on the rise, planning for one’s incapacity is essential. Have you ever thought about who will make decisions for you if [...]

By |April 10th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

VA Aid and Attendance Benefit – Updated Information for 2020

VA Aid and Attendance Benefit – Updated Information for 2020 By Jami Scott, Medicaid/VA Specialist, Elder Law Associates PA The VA Aid and Attendance benefit is provided to a veteran and/or his or her surviving spouse if they meet certain criteria. The veteran must be at least 65 years old or older; must have served at least 90 days in [...]

By |March 25th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments