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It’s a Dog’s World… Especially for Seniors – Part 1

Hi! I’m Emily, the official “Office Greeter” at The Law Offices of Alice Reiter Feld & Associates. (Although, truth be told, I much prefer the title of “Goodwill Ambassador.”) I carry out my greeting duties with dedication and a warm

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The Importance of Long-Term Care Planning – Before a Crisis!

If you were ever a Boy Scout, you remember the motto: Be Prepared. You’re not a Boy Scout or Girl Scout anymore. But it still makes sense to be prepared – especially where your health and your finances are concerned.

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If You’re a Woman, You May Be Paying More For Long-Term Care

Whenever a woman tells me she’ll look into long-term care “some day,” I always ask the same question: “Do you always bet against the odds?” What do I mean by that? Well…are you betting that medical costs won’t go up?

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Want To Save Money On Long-Term Care? Get It Now!

Whenever a client tells me they’ll look into long-term care “some day,” I always ask the same question: Are you a betting man (or woman)? And, if so…do you always bet against the odds?” What do I mean by that?

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How Can I Start a Family Council at my Husband’s Nursing Home?

Many nursing homes have them. But some don’t. I tell my clients who have a loved one in a nursing home: If the home doesn’t have one…start it yourself! If set up and managed properly, family councils can be very

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The Nursing Home May Evict My Father, Because of Aggression. What Do I Do?

Occasionally I get a frantic call from a client in this situation. The first thing I tell them is that aggression is usually caused by agitation. And if you can control the agitation, you can control the aggression. I believe

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Are Group Homes With Four or Five People Appropriate for Alzheimer’s Patients?

First of all, it’s important to define exactly what we mean by “group homes.” Some states call them “boarding care homes,” instead. Some states require licenses. So, to start your search, call your state’s licensing department and ask if licensure

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