Tag: Maryland Elder Law Attorneys

Protecting Against Elder Financial Abuse

Many people have a low-lying fear or suspicion of others. After all, the sinister characters in movies, TV shows, and books are generally strangers to their victims. However, the majority of violent crimes are committed by the victim’s family member. The same is true for elder financial abuse. According to Forbes, 90 percent of elder… Continued

Senior Safe Act Helps Prevent Elder Abuse

Financial elder abuse has been a growing problem in the last decade. A recent study published in the U.S. National Library of Medicine found that one in 18 “cognitively intact” elderly people were the victims of financial abuse in the last year alone. Elderly people with a cognitive impairment are even more likely to be… Continued

Respite Services for the Senior

Seniors who wish to continue living at home with their children for as long as possible, or who wish to live in their original home until they pass away, have a good option with respite services. Respite services allow a caregiver, who is typically an adult child of the senior citizen, some short term relief… Continued

Quality of Life Planning for the Senior

Sure, people are living longer these days, but are their lives happy in their later years, or are they filled with stress, depression, loneliness, and confusion? Sadly for many, it is the latter. But there are steps that you can take to prevent this decline in quality of life from happening to yourself or your… Continued

Tips for Adult Children for Discussions With Aging Parents

According to PBS, 54 percent of parents would rather talk to their children about sex than aging. It is very common for aging Parents not to want to talk about declining health and dying, especially to their children. For so many years, your parents were the strongest, smartest, most wise people on earth—in your young… Continued

How Elder Law Can Help You

Are you just now beginning to wonder how you will pay for long-term health care for a spouse whose health is declining? Is your estate in order or do you need to update your will or create a living trust? Is your elderly parent unable to make sound financial decisions, let alone care for themselves… Continued

Elder Abuse and Neglect

Elder abuse and neglect is a growing concern for thousands of Maryland senior citizens and their families. Whether the abuse is occurring in a nursing home or assisted living facility, or it is being inflicted by a home caretaker or family member, it needs to be put to an end. To get started immediately, you… Continued