Archive for the ‘Long Term Care Planning’ 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….

  • What are Some of the More Common Misconceptions About Long-Term Care?

    Dec 12, 2016

    As New Jersey attorneys focusing exclusively in the areas of estate planning, elder law and tax planning, the law firm of Rothamel Bratton is dedicated to providing our clients with the benefit of our knowledge and insight regarding all areas of future planning and the law. We want to help…

  • [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…

  • 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…

  • Keep our Seniors Safe during this August Heat

    Aug 19, 2015

    While it may be Mid-August, the summer heat is hotter than ever and seems to be sticking around! Yesterday’s mid 90 temperature is a strong reminder that these hot August days can be dangerous for the elderly. According to the National Institute on Aging, seniors are particularly susceptible to serious…

  • How Do You Know It’s Time to Create a Life Care Plan?

    Feb 18, 2015

    Very few people want to even think about end-of-life planning, much less actually begin the process. However, the simple answer to “when to begin” is now. This is true for a few reasons: anything can happen when you aren’t ready for it, beginning the discussion now while everyone is of…

  • What The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Should Mean to You

    Sep 09, 2014

    By now, almost everyone has heard of the “Ice Bucket Challenge.” You may have even taken it yourself. Celebrities, grandparents, teenagers, adults and even former Presidents are posting videos to social media of themselves dumping buckets of ice water over their heads. The challenge began as an attempt to raise…

  • Is a Home Health Aide Right for Your Family?

    Sep 03, 2014

    Your elderly loved one needs extra care, but you have to work. What do you do? Many South Jersey families are experiencing the same thing you are; mom or dad doesn’t need skilled nursing care in a facility, but they do need some extra assistance during the day. A home…

  • Get the Scoop on a Little Known Veterans Benefit for Long-term Care

    Aug 28, 2014

    The United States government has a number of benefit programs and policies in place to support the men and women who have served their country. However, even if you have applied for the popular Veteran’s Benefits programs, long-term care costs can add up quickly. The Veterans Administration has a vastly…

  • Health Care Proxy: Hope for the Best, Plan for the Worst

    Aug 06, 2014

    There are few things in life that are as certain as death and taxes. Everyone knows that. Unfortunately, no one knows exactly what the future will bring with regard to one’s health. If you become sick and disabled, or even if you have an accident that leaves you incapacitated, you…