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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
Most people have been told that if a paramedic is summoned to their home for an emergency, the paramedics must take any and all necessary procedures to cause the person to keep breathing until transported to the hospital. In...