What Makes Elder Law Attorneys Different from Other Attorneys?

Elder law attorneys are very different from other attorneys. They define their practice not by the type of legal problems they handle but by the type of persons they help. Like Aging Life Care Professionals, they help families to...

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Silver Alert: What to do when a Senior goes Missing

Caring for and keeping a cognitively impaired person safe challenges every assumption about what a person might or might not do. As Elder Law of East Tennessee’s Care Coordinator I hear frightening stories from some of our clients’ families....

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Six Tips for Health Care Decision Makers

If you’ve perused much on our website, you are aware that there are two distinct Power of Attorney roles: a General Power of Attorney, which gives an agent authority to conduct business for an individual, and a Health Care...

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Making “Home Sweet Home” into “Home Safe Home”

It goes without saying that, if asked, most people prefer to age in place. That means that folks want to stay where they are and don’t want to move. Sometimes the homes we choose when we are healthy and...

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The Benefits of the Long Term Care Insurance Partnership Policy

It has been two years since the Long Term Care Insurance Partnership Program came to Ohio. Although there was quite a bit of promotion at the time, there was some confusion among consumers as to the benefits of the...

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Not Wise to Wait and Plan

Over the last month I have consulted with many lovely and inspiring clients age 90 and up. These clients share the common goals of making sure they receive quality care for the remainder of their lives while at the...

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