5 Signs of Elder Neglect You Should Look For When Visiting Your Loved One In A Nursing Home

What Is Elder Abuse Elder abuse is when an elderly individual is emotionally, physically, sexually, or financially harmed by the people who care for them. Annually, over half a million cases of elder abuse are reported. There are also millions of cases that are unreported. The frailty of the elderly prevents them from taking care …

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TOP 3 REASONS WHY DO YOU NEED AN ADVANCED HEALTH CARE DIRECTIVE?

What happens if you suffer a catastrophic accident/illness that leaves you unconscious or unable to communicate? How do you make sure your wishes about your medical care are known?  Being prepared with an Advanced Health Care Directive is the answer.  Many people think Advanced Health Care Directives are only for the elderly or the sick. …

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Why Is It So Hard To Sue A Hospital?

Finding an attorney to take on a case against a hospital, doctor, or other healthcare professional can be difficult.  This is because of several factors, three of which are as follows. 1. Complex Medical malpractice cases usually involve incredibly complex medical information where the attorney must review and analyze voluminous medical records and evidence. These …

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Medi-Cal Eligibility: What’s Exempt? What’s Not?

ASSETS Medi-Cal eligibility is limited by restrictions on assets (referred to as “resources” under federal statute and “property” in the California regulations). The purpose of these rules is to exclude those persons whose assets are above a threshold “property reserve” limit. Therefore, it is important to distinguish which of your assets are exempt and which …

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