Preparing Seniors for Winter – Are Your Senior Loved Ones Safe? – Patrick J. Kelleher, Esq. Elder Law Care – South Shore, Hanover, Massachusetts

Like the Boy Scout motto, the key to keeping seniors safe and sound during the winter is “be prepared.” There are several ways that seniors and their loved ones can prepare for winter and the hazards that go along with the colder weather. Things to think about include preparing the home, having adequate supplies, and …

Special Needs Trusts – What You Need to Know Now! – Patrick J. Kelleher, Esq.

In general, a trust is created when property or assets are managed by a person or firm for another person’s benefit. The person or entity who manages the trust is known as the “trustee” and is entrusted with the responsibility of making decisions in the best interest of the person who benefits from the trust, …

Veteran’s Beware Law Change Alert – 2018 VA Pension Rule Changes! Patrick J. Kelleher, Esq.

Are you a veteran or spouse or child of a veteran?  If so, please read on because you will learn a lot! On September 18, the Veterans Administration (VA) published new rules that make it more difficult to qualify for this important benefit. For example, any gifts that you made in the past 36 months, …

How To Prepare Your Senior Parents for Winter – Patrick J. Kelleher, Esq.

Like the Boy Scout motto, the key to keeping seniors safe and sound during the winter is “be prepared.” There are several ways that seniors and their loved ones can prepare for winter and the hazards that go along with the colder weather. Things to think about include preparing the home, having adequate supplies, and …

The Role of Virtual Care in Senior Living Markets – Patrick J. Kelleher, Esq.

For care providers and aging seniors in the information age, the future is now. While still with some challenges, adoption of virtual care as a standard in senior living and aging services has become a fully integrated and accepted practice to overcome obstacles in senior healthcare.  Virtual care techniques have been in use for over …

New VA Benefit Opportunities for Wartime Veterans – Patrick J. Kelleher, Esq.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently released new eligibility rules for the VA pension program. VA pension, a tax-free monthly cash benefit, is available to wartime Veterans who served at least 90 days of active duty service with 1 day during a declared period of war. Surviving spouses of wartime Veterans may also qualify …

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