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May 18, 2020

How Can I Protect Myself From Financial Exploitation as I Age?

In our office, we think a lot about solo seniors – older adults who live alone and have no immediate family. Right now, we are working on an unfortunate case where multiple bad actors took advantage of a vulnerable woman, taking hundreds of thousands of dollars.» Read More

Mar 20, 2020

COVID-19’s Impact Multiplies for Seniors and Vulnerable Adults

Every hour another complication of the coronavirus (COVID-19) seems to emerge, many of which seem to fall most heavily on individuals with disabilities and seniors. Obviously, the risk of illness is greatest for the elderly and other people with underlying health illnesses.» Read More

Mar 11, 2020

What Should I Do If My Loved One’s Nursing Home Bans Visitors Due to Coronavirus?

Seniors and nursing home residents are at particular risk from the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Current estimates are that the death rate is likely to be at least 15% and perhaps substantially higher for this population. Many area nursing homes have decided to prohibit all visitors out of “an abundance of caution.”» Read More

Mar 05, 2020

An Example of How Your Role as the Geriatric Social Worker Impacts Clients in Our Elder Care Law Group [VIDEO]

The Norris McLaughlin Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group answers your questions. In this video, our geriatric social worker, Lori Kayne, addresses how her role as the geriatric social worker with the Norris McLaughlin elder care law team has impacted clients by giving us a real-world example.» Read More

Mar 03, 2020

Steps That Seniors and Individuals With Serious Health Issues Should Do Now to Prepare for Possible Coronavirus Outbreak

As the Life Care Center of Kirkland in the Seattle area has emerged as the first nursing home in the country to report residents infected with the Coronavirus, senior living and health facilities are bracing for the impact of the outbreak.» Read More

Feb 27, 2020

What Is One Thing Your Clients Say They Wish They Knew Before Coming to See You? [VIDEO]

The Norris McLaughlin Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group answers your questions. In this video, our geriatric social worker, Lori Kayne, addresses planning ahead for aging and what clients tell her they wish they knew before coming to an elder law attorney for help.» Read More

Feb 06, 2020

Tomorrow May Come Sooner Than You Think…

We recently had a new client come to see us regarding life care planning at the urging of her children. She was the primary caregiver for her husband who has advanced dementia and needs 24-hour care. She was in good health and felt she was managing well for the moment but was interested in beginning a discussion about what her options would be if his care needs increased or if something happened to her.» Read More

Feb 06, 2020

Is Elder Law Focused Exclusively on Medicaid Planning and Real Estate? [VIDEO]

Shana Siegel, Chair of the Norris McLaughlin Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, answers your questions. This video addresses if elder law is focused exclusively on Medicaid planning and real estate.

Hi, I’m Shana Siegel. I’m the Chair of the Elder Care and Special Needs Group at Norris McLaughlin.» Read More

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