Idaho Elder Law - Should There Be a Registry for Elder Abusers?

“We need all hands on deck working to protect vulnerable seniors.” U.S. Representative Gwen Graham from Tallahassee, Florida, recently announced that she plans to introduce new legislation that would allow states to create a searchable registry of those convicted of elder...

Idaho Elder Law - Focusing on Dementia & Elder Abuse

“Curbing elder abuse requires dedicated effort on the part of all of us.” Kern County Aging and Adult Services recently presented its 19th annual Elder Abuse Conference with more than 100 participants focusing their full attention on improving care for the elderly, according to an...

Idaho Elder Law - Elder Justice Task Forces to Fight Elder Abuse

The U.S. Department of Justice has recently announced the creation of several Elder Justice Task Forces. The teams will target health care providers who commit crimes while serving the elderly, reports The National Review in a recent article, "DOJ Task Forces Target Elder Fraud in Health...

Idaho Elder Law - Understand Medicaid Before Trying to Qualify

Even if you are eligible, don't rush into applying for coverage. Kiplinger's article, "What You Need to Know About Applying for Medicaid," discusses five scenarios for you to consider in your planning.Remember that your income and assets have to be at a very low level to qualify for Medicaid....

Idaho Elder Law - Glen Campbell's Widow says "Plan for Alzheimer's" in a Cautionary Tale

Kim first saw the signs, but chalked it up to the normal aging process. However, once she suspected that her husband had a serious problem—more than just senior moments—she needed to get a diagnosis. Glen Campbell, now 79, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2011. He performed the final show...
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