Tag Archives: skilled nursing

Insider Tips on Choosing Residential Elder Care

Here’s some advice, some of it straight from my (still very verbal) 74-yr. old mother, currently living in memory care, as to what to look out for when choosing a place to live.  Plenty of these guidelines also apply to those looking for … Continue reading

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Adventures in Elder Law – The Medicaid Quagmire

After months of debating the cost and the pros and cons of consulting a lawyer about many issues with my mother that I couldn’t find clear answers to, I got a great-sounding referral from my 90-year old gardening friend, Leo, whose recent … Continue reading

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