When Your Elderly Loved One’s Identity is Stolen

It’s the news no caregiver ever wants to get. How can you minimize the damage when an elderly loved one’s identity has been stolen? How are Life Care Planning Law Firms uniquely positioned to help?

Identity theft is no joke. That’s why it’s so important to understand identity theft and to know what to do if it happens to an elderly loved one.

Journey into Life Care Planning: Kevin Pillion

How does a Sarasota lawyer with a public accounting background end up practicing this unique specialty of elder law? Kevin Pillion describes the road that led him to Life Care Planning.

The practice of “Happy Law” may sound like an oxymoron, but not for Kevin Pillion, the founder of the Life Planning Law Firm in Sarasota, Florida. Kevin’s casual demeanor, down to earth attitude, and sensitivity to unspoken needs aren’t what most people expect from a lawyer.

Giving Up the Car Keys

What do you do when your elderly parent needs to hand over the car keys--but won't? An elder care coordinator shares tips for handling these challenging conversations.

Sidestepping Scams

Seniors are especially vulnerable to scams and fraud. How does working with a Life Care Planning Law Firm help keep elderly loved ones out of harm's way?

Could your elderly loved one fall victim to a financial scam?

If you’re not asking this question, you should. As many as 17 percent of Americans 65 and older report being the victim of financial exploitation, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. A 2015 report estimated that older Americans lose $36.5 billion each year to financial scams and abuse.

Assembling a Dementia Caregiver Toolkit

Why are Life Care Planning Law Firms an essential part of any dementia caregiver's toolkit?

If you’re caring for an elderly loved one with dementia, you already know that it takes a special person and a unique set of skills to make life comfortable for a person living with the disease. When it comes to caring for your loved one without sacrificing your own well-being in the process, having the right systems and support in place can make all the difference. Many dementia caregivers create a “toolkit” of resources to make the journey easier.

Hot Weather is Coming!

When temperatures rise, will you know how to recognize the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness in elderly loved ones?

Every Month is Older American’s Month

May is National Elder Law Month and Older Americans Month, a great time to focus on the contributions and needs of older adults. For Life Care Planning Law Firms, every month is Older American's Month. And we like it that way.

Though Life Care Planning Law Firms serve older adults year-round, they are paying special attention to the important and valuable contributions that clients and their families make in their communities this month, when two nationwide awareness campaigns put the spotlight on older adults.

Caregiver Respite

When you're a family caregiver working with a Life Care Planning Law Firm, every aspect of caring for your elderly love one is easier. Especially taking breaks.

April—Stress Awareness Month—is a great time to reflect on the challenges faced by people managing the care of elderly loved ones on top of jobs, homes, families, and careers. Though caregiving can be immensely rewarding, it can also be a difficult juggling act that can lead to exhaustion, resentment, depression, burnout, and even chronic illness. How can these negative effects be avoided?

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