Helping Your Loved One in a Nursing Home

Posted on June 10, 2024 by shieldsandboris

Are your elderly parent or other vulnerable loved one in a nursing home? You are certainly not alone. For families, knowing how to support a family member who is in an assisted living facility is essential. At The Elder Law Offices of Shields & Boris, we are an elder law and estate planning firm committed to providing personalized guidance and support to people and families. Here, our Pennsylvania elder law attorney highlights tips that you can use to help your loved one who is in a nursing home.

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Unraveling the Pieces of Medicare

Posted on May 11, 2024 by shieldsandboris

Medicare is a federal health insurance program for people 65 years of age and older. Some younger people—those with qualifying disabilities or end-stage renal disease—may also qualify for benefits. If you have a lot of questions about how Medicare works, you are far from alone. At The Elder Law Offices of Shields & Boris, we are a law firm committed to helping people and families deal with the challenge of aging.

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What Can Be Placed in My Trust?

Posted on April 12, 2024 by shieldsandboris

A trust can be a highly effective estate planning tool. In many situations, a trust can be a cost-effective way to protect assets, preserve wealth, and achieve certain goals. You may be wondering: What can actually be placed in a trust? The short answer is that you can place virtually any type of property within a trust. At The Elder Law Offices of Shields & Boris, we have experience handling the full range of trusts. Within this article, our Pennsylvania estate planning attorney provides a comprehensive guide to what you can place in a trust.

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Exploring the Difference Between Estate Planning and Elder Law

Posted on March 9, 2024 by shieldsandboris

It is crucial that all older adults have the proper structure in place to protect their health, dignity, well-being, and financial interests. Estate planning and elder law can help to make a difference. At The Elder Law Offices of Shields & Boris, we are proud to put people and families first. In this article, our attorneys provide an overview of the most important to understand about the difference between estate planning and elder law.

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