Monthly Archives: August 2017

10 Facts on Palliative Care

August 31, 2017

Source: NAELA News

Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients (adults and children) and their families who are facing problems associated with life-threatening illness. It prevents and relieves suffering through the early identification, correct assessment and treatment of pain and other problems, whether physical, psychosocial or spiritual.

Palliative care is a crucial part of integrated, people-centred health services, at all levels of care: it aims to relieve suffering, whether its cause is cancer, major organ failure, drug-resistant tuberculosis, end-stage chronic illness, extreme birth prematurity or extreme frailty of old age. Continue reading

31 Senators Ask Trump Administration To Not Strip Nursing Home Residents, Families Of Their Legal Rights

August 29, 2017

Source: Elder Law Answers News

Nursing homes and assisted living facilities in the U.S. have faced increasing criticism for shoddy care and bad business practices. At the same time, many of these facilities have begun using contractual language that explicitly prohibits residents or their loved ones from filing lawsuits when things go wrong. Now dozens of senators are calling on the Trump administration to rethink its decision to let this practice continue. Continue reading

Testimonial

August 8, 2017

I want to commend Alex and Charlotte for helping me through the [estate administration] process. They responded quickly to my requests and were always professional and courteous. My sincere thanks to all of you for your support.