As we age, we may find it harder to get a good night’s sleep. What can you do about it? What do you lose sleep over? This free resource may point you in the right direction.read more
Elder abuse is often a crime of opportunity. What do you watch for? What help is available? Read more for information and suggestions for help.read more
We have a better than 50-50 chance of needing Texas nursing home care. Have you investigated? Find out tips, resources, and the best predictor of good nursing home care here.read more
A special needs trust is still useful for many people. If the amount of money a disabled person can save and qualify for benefits frustrates you, try an ABLE account as a special needs trust alternative. Find out more.read more
While the accident rate goes up slowly between 65 and 75, after that it rises sharply. It becomes comparable to that of people 16-24. How can we help ourselves be better drivers even as our reaction time slows? How do we really know when it is safe to drive – or becoming unsafe? What about our spouse? Read more for helpful resources. […]read more
You can’t do it alone but neither can the thousands of scientists who are uncovering the clues. They need your brain — but not right now. Brain donation does not interfere with tissue or other organ donation or even an open casket. It doesn’t cost your family a dime. And it may just save someone’s life.read more
Many people confuse Medicare and Medicaid. Others do not realize that Medicaid pays for 2/3rds of nursing home care, including care for middle and working class Americans. Find out basic facts about the Medicaid program here.read more
Austinites are holding rallies June 28th and 29th, calling their senators and taking other actions to try to prevent Medicaid from being gutted.
Much of the proposed decrease will affect seniors and the disabled.
Let your voice be heard.read more
The National Academy of Elder (and Special Needs) Attorneys has been lobbying Congress for Medicare and Medicaid programs which reasonably meet the needs of the elderly and disabled at the lowest cost and in the least restrictive environment. To date, success in this complicated area has been limited.read more
An elder law attorney can help seniors by offering counsel and advice on long-term care, estate planning, special needs, wills, trusts and probate and more. Find out more here.read more