Category Archives: Elder Law

Orange County Elder Law Attorney on The Differences Between Respite Care and Adult Day Care

Caregivers for elderly loved ones can easily become burnt out and exhausted. Oftentimes they’re responsible for their loved one and their own children, as well as maintaining a household and a job. Orange County elder law attorneys believe that respite care and adult day care are two great options to give caregivers a break, even […]

Newport Beach Elder Law Attorney: How Can I Avoid a Conservatorship in California?

A Conservatorship in California is when a person is appointed by the court to look after another person’s financial and physical well-being. This is not always a great situation to be in since the court may appoint someone who would never be chosen by the individual or their family. Fortunately, there are a few simple […]

Newport Beach Elder Lawyer Offers 5 Tips for Long Distance Caregivers

More than 10 percent of people who are acting as caregivers for an older family member are doing so from a distance. Living an hour or more away from an aging parent or other relative can present some additional challenges for caregivers. Among those challenges are the financial strains of hiring help and the difficulties […]

Warn Your Loved Ones About These Coronavirus Scams!

On the heels of a very rough month for our country, scammers are now coming out of the woodwork in an attempt to defraud individuals and vulnerable senior citizens who are isolated, and perhaps unclear about current policies related to coronavirus stimulus payouts or testing. We wanted to warn our clients and readers about some […]

Helping Seniors Use Rideshare Services When They Are Unable to Drive | Newport Beach Elder Attorney

As seniors start experiencing the changes associated with aging, one of their most common fears is losing their independence. Newport Beach elder attorneys recognize that a chief catalyst of such fears is often when the senior loses the ability to drive. A senior’s ability to operate a vehicle may be affected by a loss of […]

Orange County Elder Law Attorney: 5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Dementia Care Facility

By Orange County Elder Law Attorney Darlynn Morgan Once an older loved one starts to show signs of dementia, you will likely need to start thinking about the type of care he or she will need in the future. When your loved one gets to the point where he or she is no longer able […]

Orange County Elder Law Attorney: When is it Time to Take Away the Car Keys?

By Orange County Elder Law Attorney Darlynn Morgan One of the hardest things a senior must come to grips with is that he or she can no longer operate an automobile safely. However, this is not usually something they’ll admit to themselves, even if they know it’s the truth. Most of the time it is […]

Orange County Elder Law Attorneys: Tips When Caring for an Out-of-State Elderly Parent

One of the hardest things an adult child must handle is the responsibility of overseeing their elderly parent’s care. Orange County elder law attorneys find that this situation is only made harder when the child and parent live in different states. While arranging for transportation, healthcare, and day-to-day activities is challenging, matters are made even […]

Orange County Elder Law Attorney: What are the Warning Signs of Dementia?

Dementia is one of the most devastating conditions affecting seniors, resulting in an eventual loss of cognitive functions. While there is no cure for dementia or the two leading diseases that cause dementia, Alzheimer’s and Lewy body dementia, there are treatments that can slow the effects and help make life more manageable. In order for […]