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Is Nursing Home Care In Your Loved One’s Future?

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

It is challenging to deal with the demands of aging and the different needs that arise along the way. When caring for an older adult loved one, it is common to wonder when and if nursing home care is likely to be needed. The following details some of the common warning signs and what… Read More »

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Spring Cleaning Tips For Older Adults: How Family And Friends Can Help

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

Spring cleaning is an important task. It helps to clear out clutter while making sure maintenance tasks are attended to in anticipation of the summer season. It’s an important chore for older adults as it can prevent accidents that prompt the need for nursing home care, but many are unable to complete spring cleaning… Read More »

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What Is A Medicaid Trust And How Can It Protect Me?

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

As you get older, the impacts of chronic health conditions, accidental injuries, and periodic illnesses are often more severe and can prompt the need for at home medical services or nursing home care. Unfortunately, the high costs associated with these services can quickly deplete your hard-earned life savings. Once property and assets are gone,… Read More »

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When Should I Consider A Nursing Home?

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

Declines in physical abilities and increases in illnesses and chronic health conditions are common the older you get. Unfortunately, this can impact the ability of older adults to live on their own or in their own homes. Making the decision to seek nursing home care, whether for yourself or a loved one, is never… Read More »

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For Older Adults Aging In Place, Burn Injuries Present Hazards

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

When presented with the option of moving to a nursing home or aging in place, many older adults prefer the latter. For their family members, making simple modifications within their home can help make this possible. One of the most important concerns eliminating the risk of accidents and injuries. Among older adults living on… Read More »

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Four Gifts To Give Older Adult Loved Ones (That Can’t Be Bought In A Store)

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

Finding something for older adult loved ones can be challenging. They often have what they need, which rules out adding another item of clothing or a trinket to their collection as an option. As experienced Bronx & New Rochelle Medicaid & nursing attorneys, part of our job is to address the needs of older… Read More »

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Home Fall Prevention

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

Rearranging furniture, cleaning up clutter, and performing routine maintenance are all common fall tasks. They are particularly important if you are an older adult or have older family members living in your home. Falls are one of the leading causes of personal injuries among people over the age of 65, necessitating the need for… Read More »

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Men’s Health Month Last Month Heightens Awareness of Preventable Health Problems

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

Father’s Day falls in June of each year and provides the opportunity for many of us to honor the special men in our lives. Unfortunately, fathers, grandfathers, spouses, and other male relatives often work so hard at their careers and in providing for their families, they tend to neglect their own health concerns. June… Read More »

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Planning For The Future and Assessing The Need For Long Term Care Needs

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

From an early age, we put plans in place to achieve goals and increase our quality of life. Unfortunately, one area we often fail to factor in is the increased level of care we are likely to require as we get older. Assessing potential future needs and considering your options now in terms of… Read More »

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Nursing Homes At Center Of Controversy Over Handling of Coronavirus Pandemic

By Cavallo & Cavallo |

The coronavirus pandemic is a serious health threat to people of all ages but older adults and those with underlying health conditions are among those most at risk.  Sadly, residents in nursing homes are particularly susceptible and the pandemic has ravaged facilities in New York and across the United States. Controversy over how nursing… Read More »

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