Different Care Levels

What do you do if your aging parents need different levels of care? What if Dad is still healthy enough to live independently, but Mom has Alzheimer's disease and needs memory care? Elder Care Coordinator Alice Woodard offers tips for anyone facing this common elder care challenge. View more educational videos on Kimbrough Law's YouTube channel.

7 Facts about Advance Directives

National Healthcare Decisions happened last week, but that doesn't mean it's too late to document your preferences for care in the event you're not able to make those decisions yourself. Here are some facts to motivate you and some resources to help. Here's one sobering fact to consider: 80% of people say that if they were seriously ill, they would want to talk to their doctor about end-of-life care. Yet only 7% report having done so. Source: Survey of Californians by California Healthcare Foundation (2012) Even though it might seem morbid or uncomfortable, making healthcare decisions in advance is the best way to make death positive and meaningful for you and your loved ones. These 7 facts

It's Time to Adjust Your VA Expectations

Due to Kimbrough Law's high success rate winning VA pension awards for our clients (we've won awards for more than 500 veterans since the firm was founded), people often think it's easy to qualify for VA benefits. In reality, it's now harder than ever. Attorney Bayli Fields explains why. View more educational videos on Kimbrough Law's YouTube channel.

It's Healthcare Decisions Day

On National Healthcare Decision Day, Elder Care Coordinator Bre Simmons explains the importance of deciding in advance what kind of care you would want if you aren't able to make those decisions for yourself. View more educational videos on Kimbrough Law's YouTube channel.

Spring Cleaning with Elderly Loved Ones

Back in the old days, spring cleaning meant scrubbing every surface of the house to remove the dark, sooty grime that built up from using candles, kerosene lamps, and woodstoves throughout the winter. It also meant throwing open all the doors and windows of the house to get the stale winter air out and let in the fresh fragrance of spring. Today, the modern marvel of electricity has spared us the sooty grime, but the refreshing tradition of spring cleaning remains. It’s an especially important routine in homes where seniors may no longer be able to keep up with regular housekeeping chores. If your elderly loved one’s home could use a good corner-to-corner cleaning, here are five steps to get

Why You Need an Advance Directive

What happens if you don't have an advance directive. Attorney Kim Kimbrough explains the risks. View more educational videos on Kimbrough Law's YouTube channel.

How to Take Care of Yourself after a Dementia Diagnosis

You’ve been diagnosed with dementia and sent home to face your new reality. You were probably given very little information on your condition and how to take care of yourself. You may have been told to get your affairs in order as if you only have a few months left to live. This, unfortunately, is what happens to thousands of Americans diagnosed with dementia each year. One of the first things you may want to do is call a family meeting and discuss what the diagnosis means and how you will handle it as a family. Dementia does change things, so it will be important to talk upfront about what this means for everyone. Dementia doesn’t just affect one person, it affects everyone close to that pe

It's Never Too Early to Plan

Estate planning is for everyone, even young people. For this couple, a major life event motivated them to put their affairs in order.

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