Elder Law Guys: Do I need a trust?

Do I need a trust? Shared from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette January 28, 2019 9:30 AM By Julian Gray and Frank Petrich Probably the most frequent initial comment made by new clients is, I think I need a new will. For someone … Continued

Caregiver Job Description

From the Pennsylvania Homecare Association, here is a job description for a non-medical caregiver: DUTIES Provides personal hygiene services, housekeeping tasks and other related support services essential to the consumers health Observes, records and reports all changes to supervisor Performs … Continued

Elder Care- What Is An Elder Advocate?

Eldercareadvocacycovers a broad range of services, such as assistingseniorsto apply for government benefits, such as Medicaid and Social Security disability, reviewing medical bills and insurance claims, and providing support after a hospital stay. Following a discharge from a hospital, a … Continued

Elder Orphans Face Challenges

‘Elder orphans’ often face challenges of aging on their own It was a memorable place to have an aha moment about aging. Peter Sperry had taken his 82-year-old father, whod had a stroke and used a wheelchair, to Disney World. … Continued

Guilt and the Family Caregiver

Are you feeling guilt, anxiety, despair, and exhaustion from being a family caregiver? Here’s an article- Guilt and the Family Caregiver– about caring for aging parents from the perspective of a Medical Social Worker.   bySharonK.Brothers, MSW CEO, Institute for … Continued

Caring For The Elderly

Family Caregiving In the United States, the vast majority of care that allows older people to live in their own homes is provided by family members who do not receive pay for their services. As the older share of the … Continued

What Is Homecare?

A personal care/private duty homecare agency provides services that do not require a licensed professional or a physician’s prescription. A homecare worker can help a person with activities of daily living (ADLs) like remembering to take medications, preparing meals, transferring … Continued