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How to Help Your Older Loved Ones Avoid Fraud and Victimization- Part 2

In part one of this series, we provided a general overview of the ways that seniors are preyed upon by scammers and those who would seek to gain control of the elderly person’s finances for their own benefit. However, in order to stop fraud, it’s important to know the specifics. The following post will walk …

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Orange County Elder Law Attorneys on How to Help Your Older Loved Ones Avoid Fraud and Victimization- Part 1

Elder fraud and financial exploitation have become an epidemic. As Orange County elder law attorneys, we are seeing more than ever before, con artists and family members alike taking advantage of their elderly relatives, friends, or neighbors. The best defense against elder fraud is having caring friends or family with the senior’s best interests at …

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Orange County Elder Lawyer: Why Seniors Need to Supplement Medicare Part B

As an Orange County Elder Lawyer, I see many senior citizens that are concerned about what’s covered by their insurance and what they may be responsible for out of pocket. Medicare Part B is a plan that many seniors have, but it does not cover all the services they typically need. That’s why many senior …

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Differences Between Respite Care and Adult Day Care

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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