Si tuviera una disputa contractual, buscaría un abogado que practique el derecho contractual. Si se encuentra acusado de cometer un delito, querrá que lo represente un abogado que centre su práctica en el derecho penal. Sin embargo, debido a que es un área relativamente nueva de la ley, es posible que no reconozca cuándo necesita la asistencia de un abogado de derecho de ancianos. Para asegurarse de reconocer esa necesidad si surge, los abogados de la ley de ancianos de Los Ángeles en … [Read more...] about 5 Razones por las que Podría Necesitar un Abogado de la Ley de Ancianos
How to Choose the Best Nursing Home for a Parent
Deciding to move parent to a nursing home is rarely a decision that is easily made. It is often a necessary decision, however, to prevent serious injury or victimization by those who prey on vulnerable seniors. Once the decision has been made, the next step is to find the best nursing home for your parent. To help make that dauting task a little easier, the Los Angeles elder law attorneys at Schomer Law Group, APC offer some guidance to help you choose the best nursing home for your … [Read more...] about How to Choose the Best Nursing Home for a Parent
Providing Care from Afar
There was a time when a family would typically remain within a small geographical area for generations. Moving far away from your extended family was simply not commonly done. Today, however, it is the norm to live hundreds, even thousands, of miles away from even your close family members. Advances in technology make keeping in touch much easier; however, providing care from afar for an elderly loved one remains difficult. A Los Angeles elder law attorney at Schomer Law Group, APC offers some … [Read more...] about Providing Care from Afar
What Are the Medi-Cal Rules for a Healthy Spouse?
Most people are fully aware of the fact that Medi-Cal is California’s version of the Medicaid program, which is a need-based health insurance benefit. Because it is intended for people with limited resources, there is a $2000 ceiling on assets. Why is Medi-Cal relevant to elder law attorneys? The majority of seniors will need living assistance eventually, and three out of every ten will require nursing home care. A year in a Los Angeles nursing home comes with a price tag of over $100,000, … [Read more...] about What Are the Medi-Cal Rules for a Healthy Spouse?
2022 Medi-Cal Part B Premium Has Been Determined
We recently shared the amount of the Social Security cost of living adjustment. That was good news because we will see the largest increase that we have seen since 1982. Now, it is time to pass along some bad news with regard to the Medi-Cal Part B premiums. Medi-Cal Part B Premium Increase This is the portion of the program that covers treatments that are received from physicians and other health care professionals. The coverage will pick up 80 percent of the costs that are incurred, and you … [Read more...] about 2022 Medi-Cal Part B Premium Has Been Determined
Consider the Impact of Alzheimer’s Disease
As elder law attorneys, we help people prepare for the eventualities aging, and some of these possibilities are not very pleasant. At the same time, if you keep your head stuck in the sand, a lack of preparation can make a difficult matter a whole lot worse. This applies to the potential impact of Alzheimer’s disease. Over 6 million Americans have the disease at the present time, and it strikes 13 percent of all senior citizens and 32 percent of the oldest old. This is the term that is used … [Read more...] about Consider the Impact of Alzheimer’s Disease
These Long-Term Care Facts May Surprise You
It is very hard to envision the way life will be when you reach a certain age that is in the future. You can make assumptions, but you may find that things are very different than you imagined they would be because of the eventualities of aging. If you were a runner, you may have to transition hiking, and the hikes can turn into more modest walks out of necessity. At some point, you may actually need help with your ordinary activities of daily living. How Likely Is It? A lot of people know … [Read more...] about These Long-Term Care Facts May Surprise You
Aging in Place With a Medi-Cal Waiver
You should anticipate the physical challenges that you may face when you start to reach an advanced age. The vast majority of seniors will need help with their daily needs, and this is an inconvenient fact of life. If you make preparations in advance, there will be no surprises, and you will be able to manage the transition effectively. Aging in Place A lot of people that move into assisted living communities do so because of the way the living spaces are constructed. There are features … [Read more...] about Aging in Place With a Medi-Cal Waiver
This VA Benefit Can Help You Address Long-Term Care Costs
Long-term care costs should be a source of concern when you are looking ahead toward your senior years. Seven out of 10 seniors will need help with their activities of daily living, and the majority of elders will require paid assistance. Medicare does not cover a stay in a nursing home or custodial care that is provided by a professional home health aide. Since long-term care is very expensive, this lack of coverage presents a challenge, but there is a veterans benefit that can make a … [Read more...] about This VA Benefit Can Help You Address Long-Term Care Costs
Does Medicare Cover Living Assistance?
When you pay self-employment or payroll taxes, it can seem like you are throwing money into a black hole, but this is really not the case. You earn retirement credits that lead to Medicare and Social Security eligibility when you pay these taxes. In 2021, you get one credit for every $1470 that you earn, and the maximum annual accrual is four credits. Since the requirements are so modest, everyone that works consistently will receive four credits each year. After you have 40 credits, you will … [Read more...] about Does Medicare Cover Living Assistance?