Follow our elder law attorney blog to stay informed of the best ways to protect your assets should you or your spouse end up in a nursing home. Whether you already have a plan in place or have been putting off talking to an attorney, these blog posts will serve as a helpful reminder to keep your documents current and make adjustments as your life changes.

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  • Nursing Home Abuse Nursing Home Abuse Right Here in Wilmington! This has to stop!
  • Can an Adult Child Be Held Personally Liable for Assisted Living Costs of a Parent? If the adult child signs the agreement, then yes, they may be personally liable for payment according to a recent out-of-state court decision. Reversing a trial court, a Connecticut appeals court rules that a residency agreement signed by the daughter of an assisted living facility resident making the daughter personally liable for her mother’s care …
  • New Rules Will Impact Veteran’s Aid The Veteran’s Administration, commonly referred to as the VA, announced three years ago that the rules for qualifying for Veteran’s Aid and pension benefits would be changing. It has taken longer than anticipated to finalize the proposed rules which will be going into effect on October 30, 2018. These rules will make qualifying for certain …
  • Compare Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) in Massachusetts Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) are springing up all over the country because they meet a very big need for the aging population. Massachusetts has many of these communities throughout the state. They provide a way for seniors to “age in place” meaning that they start in the independent section of the community and gradually …