Caregiving can be a very stressful situation, even under the best of circumstances. A lecturer once used an example to explain stress... Read More
What Rights Do Family Members Have?
When a resident moves into a long-term care facility, the family should take an active role in advocating for their loved one,... Read More
Common Nursing Home Questions
As the Elder Care Coordinator for Attorney Michael C. Weeks, I am often asked questions by clients, friends or other professionals. The... Read More
When Seniors Refuse Care
Families often struggle with what to do when their loved ones refuses care. Can a senior refuse care that is ordered from... Read More
Resident Rights in Long-term Care Facilities
Residents of long-term care facilities have rights that are guaranteed and protected by law. These “resident rights” promote the principles of... Read More
Therapy in Long-term Care Facilities
In order to receive therapy in a long-term care facility and have it covered by Medicare the individual must be in the... Read More
Activity Programs in Long-term Care Facilities
A good activity program in a long-term care facility goes a long way in improving the quality of life for the residents.... Read More
Are Irrevocable Asset Protection Trusts for Boomers?
Many times, as part of an asset protection plan (against long-term care costs), I will recommend to my senior clients that they... Read More