New Obama-era rules designed to give nursing home residents more control of their care are gradually going into effect. The rules give residents more options regarding meals and visitation as well as make changes to discharge and … Continue reading
As we age, care needs change. The team at Strohschein Law Group is here to educate, navigate, and advocate individuals on health care needs and changes. It’s important to make good health care decisions, but often we don’t know where to start, especially when those changes happen suddenly.
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Many people believe that joint accounts are a good way to avoid probate and transfer money to loved ones. But while joint accounts can be useful in certain circumstances, they can have dire consequences if not used properly.
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When I give presentations to families who are concerned about needing home care for themselves and their loved ones, I always ask, “Who wants to go to a nursing home?” Not surprisingly, no one ever raises their hand.