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Idaho Estate Planning - Home Sweet Home, There's No Place Like It

Are you (or a loved one) age 65 or older and living at home? If yes, then you probably share the sentiment of Dorothy when she famously declared “There’s no place like home” in the classic film The Wizard of Oz. This is especially true as we age.Anything you can do to continue performing...

Idaho Elder Law - Care Costs Increase When Memory Care is Needed

With its views of the Rincon Mountains and nine large, adobe-style homes, the Villas at Houghton looks more like an upscale gated neighborhood than a community of frail and cognitively impaired seniors. Each 6,100-square-foot home houses 10 people and two caregivers, all in private rooms with...

Idaho Elder Law - Family's Experience with Dementia is Unique & Familiar at the Same Time

On Labor Day 2015 the Idaho Statesman ran an article by Stacy St. Amand. In the article, Stacy tells how she and her siblings have been dealing with their mother's dementia. While every family's story is different there are many similarities that anyone who has dealt with this awful disease will...

Idaho Veterans Benefits - Aid & Attendance True Story

Mike (not his real name) finally decided he couldn’t stay at home any more. He toured some local assisted living communities and found one he really liked. His family was somewhat shocked – happy shocked – but tried to move quickly before he changed his mind. His monthly cost would be...

Idaho Elder Law - Future of Medicare Threatened by Alzheimer's Care Costs

A report from the Alzheimer’s Association projects that Medicare spending on American's with Alzheimer’s will more than quadruple to $589 billion annually by 2050. Today, Medicare spends nearly one-in-five dollars on people with Alzheimer’s but by 2050, it could be one-in-three.In a recent...
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