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Chicago Attorney Infuses Growing Elder Law Practice With Caregiving Experiences (Part Four)

“No one really talked to [my] mom [about her options for health care],” Curler said. “I talk to seniors. [I try to find out] what they want in [long-term care]. My process is unique, in the moment.” She tells her clients that they must be prepared with documentation and a plan of care for their […]

Chicago Attorney Infuses Growing Elder Law Practice With Caregiving Experiences (Part Three)

Such coverage includes the following: doctor services; nursing care; medical equipment (such as wheelchair or walkers); medical supplies (such as bandages and catheters); drugs for symptom control or pain relief (may need to pay a small copayment); hospice care and homemaker services; physical and occupational therapy; speech-language pathology services; special workers services; dietary counseling; grief […]

Chicago Attorney Infuses Growing Elder Law Practice With Caregiving Experiences (Part Two)

She then became an Assistant State’s Attorney in Lake County in Illinois and spent two years prosecuting criminals in DUI and misdemeanor cases and advocating for domestic violence victims, using child and expert witnesses, evidence and racking up court trial experience. For the next seven years, she worked in high-end divorce, family law, marriage dissolution […]

Chicago Attorney Infuses Growing Elder Law Practice With Caregiving Experiences (Part One)

Seniors and their families need guidance, instruction and emotional and legal support when receiving care in a hospital on an emergency basis, assisted living center, rehabilitation facility or nursing home, assuming guardianship of an incapacitated loved one, entering into estate planning or probate, or navigating Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security or VA benefits, an elder law […]

Industry Execs: Despite Research, Debate, Caregiving Needs More Support

While the field has garnered much research and debate, especially in the face of budget cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, caregiving is largely under-resourced and under-funded, national industry experts say. During a panel at the American Society on Aging’s annual conference titled Aging in America in mid-March at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in […]

California Based Online Network Fetes One Year of Linking Families to Caregivers

The idea came to Sherwin Sheik after seeing his family struggle to coordinate home health care for a blind, quadriplegic sister suffering from multiple sclerosis and a Lou Gehrig’s disease-stricken uncle needing around-the-clock care. Why not build a website and resource center easing a family’s search for credentialed and reputable caregivers? Why allow families to […]