Archive for the ‘Elder Care’ Category

  • Want to Stay at Home as You Age? Know Your Home Health Care Options

    Mar 09, 2017

    Thank you to Bayada Home Health Care for agreeing to contribute to the Rothamel Bratton blog. We feel that they have information about home health care that will be invaluable to our clients and their families. Most senior citizens prefer to stay in their own homes as long as possible….

  • Conversations to Have and Signs to Look for with Elderly Relatives Over the Holidays

    Dec 20, 2016

    One of the greatest joys of the holiday season lies in having the opportunity to walk away from your daily responsibilities and spend real quality time with loved ones. If you have elderly relatives who you will be visiting over the next few weeks, make sure that you set aside…

  • Rothamel Bratton Welcomes New Elder Care Coordinator, Lauren Jochym, MSW, LSW

    Dec 13, 2016

    Rothamel Bratton Attorneys at Law is pleased to announce our newest team member, Lauren Jochym, MSW, LSW, as elder care coordinator. Ms. Jochym comes to Rothamel Bratton with significant experience in the senior community. She is passionate about ensuring the highest quality of life for older residents of New Jersey…

  • What Can YOU Do to Help End Alzheimer’s?

    Nov 29, 2016

    Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain condition characterized by problems with memory, behavior, and clarity of thought.  It has been acknowledged by the medical community as the most common form of dementia, representing roughly 60 to 80 percent of all instances of irrevocable memory issues. It is important to remember…

  • [FREE WEBINAR] The 10 Most Common Estate Planning and Elder Law Mistakes

    Oct 24, 2016

    With the holidays on the horizon, we’re all thinking about our families. Our team at Rothamel Bratton is no exception. Before you start enjoying quality time with your loved ones this holiday, take a few moments out of your day to ensure they are provided for. Sign up for our…

  • Tips on Fall Prevention

    Sep 22, 2016

    Slip and fall accidents are funny when they happen on comedy shows or in cartoons, but in real life they can be deadly serious. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of five falls causes a serious injury, and every year 2.5 million older Americans…

  • World Alzheimer’s Day

    Sep 21, 2016

    Every year, Alzheimer’s organizations around the world elevate their activity level on World Alzheimer’s Day in an effort to raise awareness and funding for research into this disease. This year’s observation will be held on September 21st.  Alzheimer’s disease strikes a new victim every 68 seconds, robbing them of their…

  • The Alzheimers’ Epidemic: Understanding the Facts and Knowing What to Do if a Family Member is Diagnosed

    Aug 29, 2016

    By now nearly everybody knows what Alzheimers’ disease is. The chronic, debilitating condition is responsible for more than half of all dementia diagnoses in the United States, and its effects are devastating – not just for the person who has the disease but also for those who love them. The…

  • Elder Law vs. Elder Care

    May 31, 2016

    Whether you are an aging adult seeking resources on your own behalf or the adult child of an aging senior looking out for the best interest of your parent, you have a lot to learn. Elder law, elder care, Medicaid planning and powers of attorney – all of these are…

  • Elder Law Awareness Month

    May 06, 2016

    Though most “awareness” events are held to raise consciousness of illnesses and how to prevent them, that is not always the case. Increased awareness is a good thing for all sorts of overlooked areas of our lives, whether in terms of our need to show greater appreciation for our loved…