One of the most difficult decisions you may ever be faced with is choosing a nursing home for your father. Recognizing that nursing home care is necessary to keep your father safe and healthy does not make the task any easier. Once the decision has been made, however, the next step is to choose the best facility possible. Choosing a nursing home can be emotionally and physically exhausting given that your father’s health and happiness are at stake. To help you choose the right facility, an … [Read more...] about How Do I Pick the Best Nursing Home for My Father?
by Steve Hartnett 0 Comments The novel “coronavirus” (also called “SARS-CoV-2”) causes the disease “COVID-19.” It first appeared in late 2019 and was reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) on December 31, 2019. Here’s a link to the WHO’s site for the latest global information. At this point, the virus has infected over a quarter million people on every continent except Antarctica. Nursing homes and long-term care facilities are especially hard hit. The biggest early cluster of … [Read more...] about Coronavirus and Nursing Homes
An Overland Park Medicaid attorney at Parman & Easterday can help you prepare for the possibility that you will need to move to a nursing home. It is always a good idea to prepare in advance should you end up requiring nursing home care. Statistically, there is a 70% chance you will require long term care before you pass. By planning in advance, you have more time to research care facilities and find the one with a good reputation that seems to be a good fit for you. You will also … [Read more...] about Will You Have to Move to a Nursing Home?
Overland Park Medicaid attorneys can provide invaluable help to seniors seeking to have their costs of care covered. If you are getting older, chances are you will have more urgent -- and more costly -- healthcare needs. Employee Benefit Research Institute estimated that a senior couple will need $370,000 to cover healthcare costs during retirement if they use any substantial amount of prescription drugs. Seniors who have to move to a nursing home or who need other long-term care … [Read more...] about 3 Ways Medicaid Helps Protect Seniors
Realizing that an elderly loved one needs the type of around the clock care only offered at a long-term care facility can be extremely difficult – particularly if you have played the role of caretaker up to that point. Like many people, you probably spent a considerable amount of time investigating the long-term care facilities in your area before deciding which one works for your loved one. Unfortunately, no matter how diligent your research and analysis might be, your loved one could still be … [Read more...] about Oklahoma City Nursing Home Resident Dies after Altercation with Another Resident
Overland Park Medicaid lawyers are invaluable advocates who can help you to protect your future. Unfortunately, far too many people do not realize the importance of working with a Medicaid lawyer as they get older and the chances of needing costly healthcare increase. You do not want to make the mistake of not getting the legal help you need to help you prepare to qualify for Medicaid, as doing so could have adverse consequences and cost you and your loved ones. Parman & … [Read more...] about What Can Go Wrong If You Don’t Work With Overland Park Medicaid Lawyers
If you or your spouse are going to be moving into a nursing care facility, it is important for you to understand the community spouse resource allowance. This can help you with financial planning as you determine how to cover expensive nursing home care services. Parman & Easterday can provide you with the personalized help you need to make sure nursing home care is covered without causing undue financial hardship to your spouse or causing you to lose the ability to leave … [Read more...] about What Is The Community Spouse Resource Allowance?
An elder law attorney at Parman & Easterday can provide you with help finding a safe living environment when you are reaching your golden years. Many seniors want to remain independent as long as possible, but may need assistance in the form of long-term care at home. Others will eventually need to move to a nursing home. Our firm will help you to ensure you are able to afford to get the care that you need and will work with you to ensure that you find a safe living … [Read more...] about Bullying is a Problem for Oklahoma Seniors
An Oklahoma City elder law attorney can work closely with you to help you find the right nursing care facility for you or a loved one. Not all care facilities provide the type of top-notch care and support that seniors need. That's why it can be so important to do your research in advance. It is critical to ensuring you have found the right place to live if you must go into a nursing home, or finding a high quality place for your loved one to move if he or she … [Read more...] about Oklahoma Nun Opens Homes for Seniors
Oklahoma City Medicaid attorneys help with the creation of a nursing home plan. Because there is a substantial chance that you will need nursing home care as you get older, it is important for everyone to put a plan in place for what will happen if nursing home care becomes necessary. Unfortunately, many people do not create a nursing home plan because they do not realize they need one or because they do not want to think about the possibility of needing to move to … [Read more...] about How to Talk to Parents About Moving to a Nursing Home