The Complete Legal Guide to Senior Care contains all the information you need to make the best decisions for the seniors you care about. Written by an attorney, this book explains how to manage residential, financial and medical matters as well as the legal issues that accompany them. In also addresses how to help seniors cope with the emotions that accompany aging and how to discuss with them the delicate issues that aging brings.
This book will guide you in:
- Arranging wills, living wills and powers of attorney - Evaluating and selecting assisted living residences, continuing care retirement communities and nursing homes - Considering long-term care insurance, Medigap coverage and reverse mortgages - Determining the level of care required - Managing a senior's finances - Working with other family members to coordinate care - Balancing your life as a caregiver - Obtaining hospice care
Brette McWhorter Sember is a retired attorney and mediator who practiced law in New York. Her practice included consumer issues, bankruptcy, and Better Business Bureau mediation. She has taught classes about credit and debt for online universities and community education programs and frequently writes about credit and debt issues. Sember has authored over 30 other books and her work has appeared in over 200 publications. Her web site is BretteSember.com.read more