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Resources to learn more about how to protect your family

We're proud to be able to provide you with a library of information to help you learn about the legal options to help protect your family across the generations now, and through the many life events that will come over the years.

10 Things to Consider

When a Loved One is Hopitalized

A heart attack, stroke, or a bad fall can put a loved one in the hospital without warning. If you are the person taking on the leadership role in navigating the healthcare process, here are ten things you should know when a loved one is hospitalized.

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Why Do Trusts Sometimes Fail?

Why Do Trusts Sometimes Fail?

Trusts can be great estate planning tools to protect assets, avoiding probate, saving legal costs and a whole host of other reasons.  But did you know many Trusts fail?  This is probably not something you want to hear after the time, effort, and expense you put into creating the Trust.  But it’s true.  Trusts can…

When a Parent has Alzheimer’s – Part 1: When Signs First Appear

When a Parent has Alzheimer’s – Part 1: When Signs First Appear

Imagine for a moment a parent who has cared for you, was the best teacher you ever had in life, was an example as to how to be a spouse/parent to your own family, was self-reliant and never asked for any help.  Today she cannot take care of herself or even recognize who you are. …

Financial Abuse of Aging Individuals

Financial Abuse of Aging Individuals

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th, so let’s talk about financial abuse against aging individuals – an issue that costs this population billions of dollars every year. Common types of Scams Targeting the Aging Population Technical Scams Along with the pandemic and resulting quarantine, members of our aging population have been isolated more…

Estate Planning After Divorce

Estate Planning After Divorce

As they say, if there is one thing that is constant in life, it is change. Whether your marriage was short term or long-term, anyone who has been divorced or is in the process of going through a divorce, will tell you is a time of immense change.  It is imperative that your estate plan…

I’m Not Elderly So Why Do I Need an Elder Law Attorney?

I’m Not Elderly So Why Do I Need an Elder Law Attorney?

With an estimated 40 million Americans 65 years or older, our nation is growing older, living longer, and we have fewer resources for long-term care. As we age, we often face a broad range of complex legal concerns. The importance of planning for one’s future needs is essential. What is Elder Law? An Elder Law…

Buyer Beware: Letting a Nursing Home Complete Your Medicaid Application

Buyer Beware: Letting a Nursing Home Complete Your Medicaid Application

It all sounds too good to be true.  The nursing home offers to prepare and submit your Medicaid Application (called MassHealth in Massachusetts) to get your loved one qualified, free of charge.   Good deal, right? Well, you may want to think twice before accepting this offer. Moving a loved one into a nursing home is…

Medicaid Program Options for Your Loved One

Medicaid Program Options for Your Loved One

When health issues arise that require a high level of care, some folks are finding success with receiving Medicaid  (known as MassHealth in Massachusetts) home care instead of moving to a nursing home. There are different qualifications to be eligible for home care versus nursing home care – we broke down the differences. Home Care…

Medicaid Applications in Massachusetts: When DIY is a DON’T

Medicaid Applications in Massachusetts: When DIY is a DON’T

Getting Medicaid in Massachusetts (also referred to as MassHealth) to pay for your loved one’s home care or nursing home care can be a rocky road on a good day. When you try to DIY (Do It Yourself), the road can get even rockier. There is a lot of misleading, and even outright bad information…

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What to Do

After a Death in the Family

A death in the family is one of the most difficult life events that any of us will have to face. At Generations Law Group, we find that we are one of the first calls that clients make after their loved one has died. We created this e-book to help you navigate through this difficult time. We hope it helps to alleviate some of the stress and questions that you may have.
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