The average life expectancy of someone living in the United States has nearly doubled since the turn of the 20th century. Today, we can expect our parents and grandparents to live well into their 80s and beyond. While this means we can enjoy our older loved ones for much longer, it also increases the odds [ ] The post Port St. Lucie Elder Law Attorneys Explain Guardianship appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
If you have an estate plan in place, you are doing better than the majority of Americans. Surveys tell us that over half of all Americans have yet to create an estate plan, despite understanding the importance of having one in place. Creating your initial estate plan is only step one though. Reviewing and revising [ ] The post Vero Beach Elder Law Attorneys Urge Seniors to Update Estate Plans appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
If you have a parent, or other loved one, who is enjoying their “Golden Years,” it is in their best interest for you to learn more about the growing problem of elder abuse in the United States. Sadly, as the nation’s older population continues to explode, the rate at which elder abuse occurs appears to [ ] The post Port St. Lucie Elder Law Attorneys Offer Tips to Prevent Elder Abuse appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
Sadly, not everyone respects and honors their elders in the United States – or in most other countries for that matter. In fact, some unscrupulous criminals actually target older individuals because they tend to be more vulnerable and are easier to victimize. Whether you are a senior yourself, or the loved one of an older [ ] The post Port St. Lucie Elder Law Attorneys Offer Tips to Avoid Becoming the Victim of Scammers appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
As an adult child, one of the most difficult decisions you will ever have to face is the decision to put a parent in a nursing home. If, however, your parent needs the type or level of care that you are unable to provide, choosing to find a nursing home for your parent is in [ ] The post Vero Beach Elder Law Attorneys Help You Choose the Right Nursing Home appeared first on Kulas Law Group.
For senior citizens, health care is one of those needs that cannot simply be wished away or ignored. Though modern medical science has had great success in the area of expanding life expectancies, it has had less success when it comes to preventing illness and age-related disease and injury. As a result, seniors are living [ ] The post Elder Law Basics: What is Medicaid? appeared first on Robert J. Kulas.