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Elder Law

  • On behalf of: The Hughes Law Firm, P.C.
  • Published: February 8, 2018

When you were a child, your parents provided everything you needed. From taking you to get your hair cut to helping you figure out your hopes for the future, the guidance of your parents helped shaped you into the person you are today. Now, as an adult, you find that your aging parents are in need of support and help…Read More

  • On behalf of: The Hughes Law Firm, P.C.
  • Published: November 13, 2017

You’ve been working hard to give your parents the care they need as they get older, but it has become too much to take on alone. So, you and your parents have made the decision to have them move into an assisted living facility so they can get the care they need. This is a decision many people in the…Read More

  • On behalf of: The Hughes Law Firm, P.C.
  • Published: November 13, 2017

You’ve been working hard to give your parents the care they need as they get older, but it has become too much to take on alone. So, you and your parents have made the decision to have them move into an assisted living facility so they can get the care they need. This is a decision many people in the…Read More

  • On behalf of: The Hughes Law Firm, P.C.
  • Published: October 20, 2017

Many people now live well into their 90s, even to 100 years old. Healthy and wealthy individuals are not the only people blessed with longevity. People from all walks of life may live well past the average ages projected by researchers. How many have the financial resources to support themselves through sickness and health when they live past a “certain…Read More

  • On behalf of: The Hughes Law Firm, P.C.
  • Published: October 20, 2017

Many people now live well into their 90s, even to 100 years old. Healthy and wealthy individuals are not the only people blessed with longevity. People from all walks of life may live well past the average ages projected by researchers. How many have the financial resources to support themselves through sickness and health when they live past a “certain…Read More

  • On behalf of: The Hughes Law Firm, P.C.
  • Published: September 25, 2017

In a recent post, we discussed why it’s important to talk to parents about aging and finances as they approach their later years. That blog also provided some guidance about preparing for those often-difficult conversations. This blog gives you some pointers for getting the conversation rolling and includes ideas for questions you may wish to ask. It‘s okay to be…Read More

  • On behalf of: The Hughes Law Firm, P.C.
  • Published: September 22, 2017

Are you uncomfortable talking to your parents about money, estate planning or death? Recently, this blog discussed how to talk to your adult children about your own death and their potential inheritances. Now it’s time to switch it around to having “the talk” with your aging parents. It’s not easy. Here’s how one woman’s conversation went: “Me to Dad: So, Dad, I’m…Read More

  • On behalf of: The Hughes Law Firm, P.C.
  • Published: June 1, 2017

Did you miss Older Americans Month in May? Not to worry – you are now an even older American. Every year, May is the month we focus on issues that matter to older people. Issues include wellness, independence, and how to stand up for yourself. Presidential proclamations Every president since JFK has issued a proclamation charging Americans to consider the…Read More

  • On behalf of: The Hughes Law Firm, P.C.
  • Published: May 13, 2017

Researchers have recently discovered that there is a biological reason why some older people are more vulnerable to financial exploitation. Levels of education, reasoning skills and personalities do not, surprisingly, affect the outcome of the findings. A study of elders led by a Cornell University scientist revealed that those who had suffered financial abuse had different brains than those who hadn’t. These…Read More