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Hospice – A History and Guide

October 28th, 2015 (No Comments)

I had the honor of sitting down and talking with Patti McMurry, who has been with Hospice Cleveland County for 25 years. We’re going to talk about what it is, any misconceptions, what Hospice does, and the other amazing services to the community.    Tell us a little bit about Hospice Cleveland County.  One thing […]

Client Communication and Education – The Importance of Technology

October 21st, 2015 (No Comments)

My son Jordan and I recently took a small trip to Campbell Law School in Raleigh, North Carolina and North Carolina State University. While there, we visited the Hunt Library on NC State’s Campus, which is an absolutely amazing facility that really shows the benefit of being at the forefront of technology. This library had […]

Pre-Need Funeral Planning

October 14th, 2015 (No Comments)

The planning tool that I want to highlight this week is known as Pre-Need Funeral Planning. This is a great benefits planning tool for long-term care Medicaid planning. In essence, those who choose to participate in this pre-planning opportunity can place $10,000 to $15,000 in a trust or insurance account with a reputable funeral home […]

Health and Rehabilitation at Peak Resources

October 7th, 2015 (No Comments)

In my never-ending quest to discover all available options to seniors, I had the privilege of sitting down with Kris Thompson, the Executive Director at Peak Resources. We spoke briefly about the services that Peak Resources offers, what families and seniors should look for when choosing a nursing home, and the many benefits awarded to […]

ACCESS Care with Jane Wright

September 30th, 2015 (No Comments)

Some members of our Elder Law family recently participated in the health fair at the Neal Senior Center in Shelby. This is the second year in a row that our Elder Law office has participated in the event and we even set up a booth in order to talk to seniors about health care options. […]

In Home Care: Alternative Care Options Part II

September 24th, 2015 (No Comments)

In this next feature in my Alternatives to Nursing Home Care series, I have the privilege of highlighting Bayada Home Health Care thanks to the interview I conducted with Amber Mitchell, the Client Services Manager of the Shelby faction of Bayada. Bayada, as some of you might know, sends people in-home to take care of […]

Adult Day Care and Life Enrichment – Alternative Care Option

September 17th, 2015 (No Comments)

Adult Day Care One of the more recent options for care has emerged in the form of Adult Day Care centers, which are not only relegated to senior citizens, but individuals who have special needs, as well. I consider myself lucky to be a friend of Suzi Kennedy from the Life Enrichment Center of Shelby, […]

Who are your MVPs?

September 9th, 2015 (No Comments)

One of the most important decisions a sports team can make is the selection of the people on their team, specifically who they are going to place in the various positions to best suit their needs. The Panthers are big in the news right now, just as football season is coming back around, and the […]

Should I Use an Attorney or a Non-Attorney when Engaging in VA Aid & Attendance Planning?

September 3rd, 2015 (No Comments)

Earlier this week, I took a trip up to one of my favorite places in North Carolina – the mountains. My wife and I decided to take a couple’s excursion to enjoy the last remaining weeks of the summer. Now, we both love our kids. But sometimes, as you parents all know, it’s great to […]

Who Wants to Know the Basic Differences in Different Deeds to Compare and Contrast??? Ooo… Ooo… Me, Me!!!

August 28th, 2015 (No Comments)

“I get questions multiple times per day regarding the differences in one deed versus another.  I wanted to put together this short piece to give a short summary and comparison of a few types of deeds.  You SHOULD NOT engage in deed planning without consulting an attorney first!  I can say I am EXTREMELY proud […]

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