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Tuesday, July 12, 2022

How to Best Care for a Loved One With A Recent Dementia Diagnosis

Do you have a loved one recently diagnosed with dementia? Are you caring for your loved one in your home? Did you know that one of the most challenging aspects of witnessing a loved one struggle with dementia may be the sadness and confusion your loved one experiences? In fact, often your loved one may exhibit his or her sadness and confusion through angry outbursts and belligerence.




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Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Ways to Plan for a Loved One with a Disabling Conditions

Do you have a disabled loved one in your family? Are you caring for your loved one? As an Alabama estate planning and elder law attorney, my firm knows just how challenging it can be to ensure that your loved one is protected on a daily basis. In addition, when you add to these lifetime caregiving needs by beginning to think about a future that may not include you, we understand if you not only face decision paralysis but fear of the unknown. 


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Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Answering Your Parents Long-Term Care Questions After the Holidays

The holidays are over, the New Year is here, and for most of us the time spent with family has ended. During your time with family, we hope you were able to speak to and spend time with your aging parents.

While speaking with your parents, did you discuss the future?  Did you notice if they had any substantial issues or impairments that were not there last year? Did they talk to you about any new diagnoses or changes to medications?  Finally, were you able to address concerns you, or they, may have about long-term care planning?


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Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Special Needs Planning Requires Special Attention

Have you completed your Alabama estate planning for your loved one with special needs? We know this is a difficult topic to discuss as well as how hard it may be to contemplate a time when you are no longer here to provide for and protect your loved one. With as  many challenges as you and your loved one may face, however, you cannot wait to complete your Alabama estate planning. 

It is important to plan ahead for the long-term future of your loved one with special needs. Whether it is during this month of October, when there is national awareness on Special Needs Planning, or any time throughout the year, creating the estate plan you need is of critical importance.



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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

When a Family Caregiver isn’t Enough and a Nursing Home is Needed


The decision to move a loved one to a next level of care is a highly personal decision, often influenced by finances and community support. Have your needs or that of a loved one come to a point where a family caregiver is not enough and a nursing home is needed? Researching nursing homes well in advance of the decision to move to a higher level of care can help you feel confident in your decision. While there are many factors that impact this decision, these key points can help you make the best decision possible when the time for long-term care comes:  

  1. Location and size. Location may be one of the most important factors. If you are the one needing care, you will want to be as close to your family as possible.
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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The Senior Safe Act Protecting Elders

The Senior Safe Act is designed to protect our elders from financial abuse from either within a family or support system, or by scam artists preying upon them.
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Monday, May 18, 2020

What to Ask When Interviewing In-Home Healthcare Services

There is a wide range of home health care services available from daily household tasks to medical care.


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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

COVID-19 Giving Rise to Telehealth Services

With the use of videoconferencing over mobile devices and remote health technology monitoring, telehealth services can connect patients to much needed healthcare outlets.


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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Technology Improving Senior Living Facility Security

Technology is a rapidly changing industry. Advances in technology bring are constantly changing the way we live our lives and seniors are no different.


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Tuesday, April 7, 2020

America Facing Shortage of Home Caregivers

The aging population of the United States is widely reported as the bulk of the baby boomer generation is already retired or nearing retirement.


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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Understanding the Threats of COVID-19 on Seniors

We are living in confusing and scary times. The senior population has been identified as the most at-risk demographic for COVID-19.
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