Elder Law


Nursing Homes

Quick Overview to Nursing Home Abuse

    Quick Overview to Nursing Home Abuse
Nursing home abuse is the mistreatment, dehumanization, exploitation, and neglect of elderly individuals in the care of a nursing home; this type of abuse is widely-considered to be amongst the
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What You Need to Know About Assisted Living

Those unfamiliar with Elder Law, health care and the associated terminology might envision forms of long-term care discussed elsewhere in this section as "assisted living" based on the fact that
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Read About The Costs to Nursing Homes

There may be a multitude of reasons why a family might not want to see one of its eldest members placed in a nursing home. First of all, even before
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What You Need to Know About The Nursing Home Staff

Within the health care field, the demand is ever-present for jobs to meet the growing needs of people who require serious medical treatment and protection in the event something bad
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What Are The Care Plans

While nursing homes may offer some services universally to residents relating to their basic needs, each of these residents has
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Background On Nursing Homes At A Glance

As people get older and circumstances in their lives change (e.g. they retire, they lose their significant other), it often
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Understanding The Services In Nursing Homes

Some people might choose to place their spouses, parents or grandparents in nursing home facilities because they are physically unable
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Skilled Nursing Facilities

"Nursing home" is by far the most popular name for a long-term residential health care facility, but whether formally or
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Special Accommodations for Alzheimer’s Dementia Patients

One of the true cruelties of old age is what disease and simply the passage of time may do to
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Nursing Home Reform Act

While some nursing home workers may bemoan the looming periodic visits by state surveyors to their facilities, in the defense of state health departments, the need to uphold nursing home
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Guide To: Elder Law Lawyers

Guide to Finding Elder Law LawyerGuide to Finding Elder Law Lawyer Elder Law Lawyers Explained: In the United States, elder law is a legal field that covers areas of legal practice that place an emphasis on issues that affect the aging population.
Guide to Finding Elder Abuse LawyerGuide to Finding Elder Abuse Lawyer How do I find an Elder Abuse Lawyer? When a person enters the twilight of their life, they often must rely on the help of others in order to function every day.

Elder Law News

South Carolina's New Voter ID Law May Affect Seniors South Carolina's New Voter ID Law May Affect Seniors A new law in South Carolina now requires voters to show proof of identification from a government issued id, which can include a driver's license or state ID card.
Aging and the Law Event to be Held in Boston Aging and the Law Event to be Held in Boston In Boston, from November 10th to 12th , The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and the National Aging and Law Conference (NALC), will host the annual National Aging and Law Institute.