Archive for the ‘Life Care Planning’ Category

  • The Importance of Full Service Life Care Planning with Care Coordinators

    Mar 09, 2017

    America’s population is aging. Today one in every seven people in the United States is over the age of 65, and that number is expected to double in the next 25 years. Of course there is much joy to be experienced as we celebrate having our elders in our lives,…

  • 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….

  • [FREE WEBINAR] Get the Most Out of Social Security While You Still Can

    Feb 07, 2017

    For most Americans, the Social Security pension will be their largest asset in retirement. Deciding when is the most advantageous time to retire and when to take this benefit is crucial to maximizing long-term wealth. At Rothamel Bratton, we guide our clients through the myriad rules surrounding Social Security pension…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Helping a Loved One Cope With Loss of Independence

    Nov 08, 2016

    There is a point in everybody’s life where the roles we play for one another can begin to reverse.  While our children grow older and become self-sufficient adults who no longer need their parent’s watchful eye, our parents who once took care of us become elderly and may need our…

  • Anne Markel –Crozier BSW, CSW Elected to Life Care Planning Law Firm Association’s Board of Directors

    Nov 07, 2016

    It is with great pride to announce that Rothamel Bratton Attorney’s Director of Care Coordination, Anne Markel –Crozier BSW, CSW, has been elected by the Life Care Planning Law Firm Association (LCPLFA) to their Board of Directors. Voted this past month, Anne will join the LCPLFA as a Class-A Director…

  • [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…

  • July is Sandwich Generation Month!

    Jul 20, 2016

    Are you part of the “sandwich generation”? The sandwich generation is the term that has come to be used to describe those among us who are sandwiched between the children that we are raising and nurturing and the aging parents who we are also taking more and more responsibility for….

  • 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…