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Welcome to the Scott Counsel Resource Library, featuring a full host of informative blog posts. These blog posts tackle a wide range of topics pertaining to estate planning and elder law, providing a wealth of information on topics like “The Importance of Using an Elder Attorney for Medicaid Application,” “Guardianship for Incapacitated Adults,” Navigating Long-Term Care Insurance”, and so much more.

There are so many financial and legal decisions that need to be made as you age. We hope these blog posts will help you make those decisions with confidence. Have questions after reading a blog post? Reach out to Scott Counsel for a FREE consultation. We’d love to meet you.

What You need to Know when Reporting Nursing Home Abuse.

Reporting nursing home abuse is crucial to protect the well-being of vulnerable residents and hold perpetrators accountable for
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What Puts the Elderly Population at Risk for Abuse?

Several factors can put the elderly population at risk for abuse. Understanding these risk factors is essential for
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What is Funeral Home Negligence?

Funeral home negligence refers to situations where a funeral home fails to provide the expected level of care,
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What is Elderly Self Neglect?

Self-neglect in the context of elder abuse refers to situations where an older adult fails to meet their
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What is Elderly Financial Abuse?

Elderly financial abuse, also known as elder financial exploitation, refers to the illegal or improper use of an
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What is Elder Rape?

Elder rape and sexual abuse refer to any non-consensual sexual activity or exploitation involving an elderly person, typically
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What is Elder Emotional Abuse?

Elder emotional abuse, also known as psychological abuse, is a form of mistreatment in which an older adult
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What is a nursing home Bill of Rights?

A nursing home residents’ bill of rights is a set of rights and protections that are designed to
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Virtual Consultations Include the WHOLE Family

When families live far apart or seniors have mobility issues, a virtual meeting with Scott Counsel makes it easy to include everyone in the conversation.

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