Do Not Let Your Mom Lose Her Life Savings to a Nursing Home

Do Not Let Your Mom Lose Her Life Savings to a Nursing Home

Are you caring for your aging mother? Have you talked about her plans for the future, especially if she were to need critical nursing care? During the month of May both National Elder Law Month and National Older American Month are celebrated. Both of these observances are crucial for you and your aging mother because of the support that both you and she can receive. With National Elder Law Month, Florida elder law attorneys will be out in...
Resources for Family Caregivers and Others to Use During National Elder Law Month

Resources for Family Caregivers and Others to Use During National Elder Law Month

Did you know Older Americans Month was formally recognized starting in 1963? Every year during the month of May, the nation has been devoted to honoring and supporting the senior population. Older adults are an indispensable part of our shared society and the annual May designation formally recognizes their value. May is also National Elder Law Month, which is dedicated to promoting and providing legal support for a wide range of senior-related...
Important Considerations to Help Florida Seniors During Older Americans Month

Important Considerations to Help Florida Seniors During Older Americans Month

Did you know that May is National Older Americans Month? Communities, families and loved ones are encouraged to get involved in learning about the issues that our Older Americans face as they age. Do you have an older loved one in your family? Do you have neighbors who are older? This month think about how you could help the elders in your life by reading the following. 1. Consider grocery shopping and meal planning for an Older American. You...
Why it is Important to Create a Loving Legacy for Your Children This Valentine’s Day

Why it is Important to Create a Loving Legacy for Your Children This Valentine’s Day

Are you trying to find a card or gift for your older adult children for Valentine’s Day? Do you find it harder as the years go by? How do you say “I love you” as your children age? Do they have concerns now or for the future, do any of those concerns include you, as parents? With thoughts of showing our love during the month of February and the entire year, we would like to share a few ways that you can show your love for your family. You can...
Five Significant Changes that May Show Your Parent Needs In-Home Care

Five Significant Changes that May Show Your Parent Needs In-Home Care

After a continued period of social distancing, traveling restrictions, and limited opportunities to see loved ones in person, were you able to visit with your aging parent during the holidays? Even though technology has enabled many of us to remain connected, there are certain things that you can do, or that are easier to notice, in person. When you are visiting in person with an aging parent, it is important to pay attention to even the...