CMS Modernizes Care for Frail, Elderly Individuals Enrolled in PACE

On May 28, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized a rule to update and modernize requirements for the Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). The PACE program provides comprehensive medical and social services to certain frail, elderly individuals who qualify for nursing home care but, at the time of enrollment, can still live safely in the community. The policies finalized in this rule reflect the latest standards in caring for PACE participants – many of whom are “dually eligible” for both Medicare and Medicaid – and will strengthen patient protections, improve care coordination, and provide administrative flexibilities and regulatory relief for

Misconceptions about Capacity

What is capacity? How is this concept often misunderstood? Attorney Bayli Fields explains three common misconceptions about capacity. View more educational videos on Kimbrough Law's YouTube channel.

5 Household Hazards Hidden in Plain Sight

If you're looking after elderly loved ones, their well-being is top of mind every day. However, no matter how vigilant you are, even the most conscientious caregivers can overlook potentially lethal household hazards. If your loved one is living in an older home, the following hazards are especially likely to be present. Carbon Monoxide An odorless, colorless gas, carbon monoxide is almost impossible to detect without a carbon monoxide alarm. Prevent headaches, dizziness, weakness, shortness of breath, and even death from carbon monoxide poisoning by investing in an alarm for your loved one's home. Radon Like carbon monoxide, radon is a colorless, odorless gas. This naturally occurring gas i

Asset Protection: Are You at Risk?

Could you be at risk of losing everything you've worked a lifetime to accumulate? That reality is closer than you may think. Attorney Kim Kimbrough explains. View more educational videos on Kimbrough Law's YouTube channel.

Rehabilitation for the Dying?

Today, 46 million Americans are over the age of 65 and this number is expected to more than double by 2060. Baby boomers born between 1946 and 1964 are now between the ages of 54 and 70 and are contributing to the aging face of America. The desire of almost every person you ask is to continue to live at home for as long as possible. Very few people willingly raise their hand and ask to move to long term care or a nursing home. However, this is not always possible as individuals develop complex health problems and chronic conditions and require an increasingly higher level of care that can’t always be provided in the home. The need for elder care is on the rise also due in part to the surging

What Happens If You Don't Have a Life Care Plan

Families that navigate an elderly loved one's long-term care journey on their own are in for plenty of surprises. Elder Care Coordinator Bre Simmons explains. View more educational videos on Kimbrough Law's YouTube channel.

Will Your Long-Term Illness Destroy Your Family?

If you come down with an unexpected illness or disability, what will happen to you and your family? Are you at risk of losing everything you've worked a lifetime to achieve, including precious family relationships? Take this quiz and find out.

It's All about Comfort

Kimbrough Law is unique among law firms because one of our primary goals is to provide comfort and support to families during an elderly loved one's long-term care journey. Attorney Kim Kimbrough explains more about what we do and how we do it. View more educational videos on Kimbrough Law's YouTube channel.

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