Elder Care and Elder Planning

Planning for the elderly years of life enables you to have peace of mind and provides clear directions for your family members as your life changes. If your physical or mental independence deteriorates, a well-developed elder care plan can be an invaluable tool.

Elder care planning involves considering items such as:

  • Living expenses
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Long-term care insurance
  • Powers of attorney documents
  • Conservatorships for Elderly

Sometimes it becomes necessary for someone to care for another person and handle all aspects of daily life. Who that caregiver is can be a difficult matter to resolve. In fact, it may involve going to an Ohio probate court where a judge determines conservatorship. This means the probate judge will appoint an individual (conservator) to care for another person (conservatee).

We represent clients who are applicants or prospective wards in probate court filings and probate litigation.
Abuse or Neglect in Elder Care Facilities

At Slater & Zurz LLP, we offer clients extensive experience with elder care planning. We can help you develop a plan that coincides with your wishes and prepare the necessary documents that will confirm you elder care plan is executed.

An elder care plan may contemplate the need to utilize Ohio nursing homes or other types of long term elder care facilities. While the majority of these facilities maintain an adequate standard of care, some nursing homes and elder care facilities neglect or abuse elderly patients.

At Slater & Zurz LLP, we represent victims of nursing home abuse or neglect throughout Ohio. To learn more about nursing home neglect and abuse, please visit our Ohio nursing home abuse website by clicking on the following link:

Ohio Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

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