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November 21, 2022 DLG

There is nothing better than good news on the health front these days. Now there are some, for the huge numbers of people suffering from Alzheimer’s dementia and ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, commonly

November 14, 2022 DLG

Medicaid and inheritances are tricky areas to navigate, and mistakes can cost you a lot of money. When a person is drawing Medicaid benefits and inherits money or property, that inheritance jeopardizes the

October 10, 2022 DLG

There has been an increase in the popularity of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) throughout the country. Sometimes referred to as life plan communities, the goal is to provide a long-term care option

October 3, 2022 DLG

While elder law and estate planning are often used interchangeably, there are important differences between the two. While some overlap exists between the two, learning and implementing strategies from both law practice types

September 12, 2022 DLG

In the event of an accident or illness, a living will or advance health care directive specifies how medical professionals should respond. A living will is crucial for all adults because accidents or

September 5, 2022 DLG

There is a significant cost associated with aging well and securely in America. Long-term care facilities and retirement communities cost staggering amounts of money, as do the high costs of premiums to maintain

August 29, 2022 DLG

Elderly parents can find peace of mind and essential care in assisted living communities. Identifying the suitable facility "fit" for your loved one is a journey requiring matching your parents' needs, budget, and

August 15, 2022 DLG

Nearly seventy percent of retirees in the United States will require some type of long-term care (LTC), states the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), according to Genworth research, median annual

August 8, 2022 DLG

Many elderly Americans take multiple prescription medications concurrently, known as polypharmacy. The more medications a person takes, the higher the risk of dangerous drug-drug interactions and increased possibility of inappropriate prescribing, adverse drug

July 4, 2022 DLG

In a study, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has found that almost 75% of Americans who retire will need some form of long-term care (LTC), Genworth expects the median