The Decision, Home Care or Nursing Care - Elder Law in Idaho

At Idaho Estate Planning we see it on a weekly basis. Families struggling with how to care for an aging loved one. Whether a spouse, parent or grandparent the choice is never easy. Quality of care, the high cost of services, family resources and the wishes of those suffering all complicate the...

Alzheimer's & Other Forms of Dementia Require Planning for Idahoans

With most diseases, either thedisease is cured or it is not. With Alzheimer’s and dementia, however, there isan actual change in the “person” affected and the disease can becomedestructive, personally and financially.Alzheimer’s and dementia are,more broadly, simply not “diseases” in...

Elder Law in Idaho - Recognizing Alzheimer's Cover-Ups

Here we have another blog in our series of "greatest hits". It is just as timely today as when it first appeared in 2011.Dementia and Alzheimer’s are becomingincreasingly common, but even if we are beginning to become more and more awareof how to spot them, it doesn’t make it any easier....

Formal & Informal Long-Term Care in Boise, Idaho

Yester day we discussed the concept of the "Accidental" caregiver. Whether we plan on it or not the chances we will be involved in a long-term care situation are growing every year. Today I would like to talk about the difference between formal and informal caregiving.Formal CaregiversFormal...

Families Are Largest Source of Long-Term Care in Idaho

You've heard people say it and maybe you have even said it yourself.  "Don’t worry Mom or Dad, I’ll take care of you in your old age."This always seems to be a simple loving gesture on your part as you see them beginning to age and settle into retirement.  The thought of their actually...
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