Yes, MassHealth Will Pay for Home Care

One of the most satisfying aspects of being an elder law attorney is helping elders reside in their own homes for as long as possible.  In the coming months, I’ll be using my newsletter and blog to explain a range of options available to pay for home care.  Let’s begin with one...

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Reimagining Elder Care & Disability Care

We are in an exciting moment in history when it comes to reimagining elder care and disability care. The pandemic laid bare what many already knew – no one wants to live somewhere that feels like a facility, an institution, or a hospital. We would all prefer to live in and age in our...
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Elder Abuse – Do You See Signs?

Do you have a family member or a neighbor who is elderly, or perhaps younger and intellectually disabled? These folks are prime targets for elder abuse.  Some things to keep your eyes and ears open for include: A previously uninvolved family member becomes the primary caregiver. A previously unfamiliar “friend” becomes the primary caregiver. Lots...
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Elder Care Workshop Series at Norwell Public Library

  Getting older? Taking care of someone who is? Come to this three-part series to learn some helpful tips from local Elder Services professionals. Wednesday, March 8: “Who Can Help Me?” Find out how to access elder services in your community. Presented by Susan Curtin, Director at Norwell Council on Aging.   “Elder Law 101” Get to know the basics...
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Friendship Home’s First Annual Walk With Friends

Friendship Home in Norwell is hosting its First Annual Walk with Friends on Sunday, June 22, 2014. The 5K (3.1 mile) walk will take place at Wompatuck State Park in Hingham. This family-friendly event will raise funds and awareness for Friendship Home. Here are some more details if you’re interested in participating: Registration is...
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Shred Day at South Shore Bank

I just received notice that South Shore Bank will be holding a shred day at its East Bridgewater branch on Saturday, June 7th from 9:00 a.m. to noon. This event is free, open to the public, and a great eco-friendly way to safely dispose of any personal documents you no longer need. Here are...
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