Questions About Dimentia and Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer’s Disease may be among the most talked about and feared afflictions of the 21st century. Why? One of the main reasons is that humans are just living longer. However, the likelihood of attaining a ripe old age does not necessarily mean a person is on the road to Alzheimer’s. But we do know that …

Can Someone with Dementia Sign a Valid Will?

Elderly people are sometimes affected by dementia. In fact, millions suffer from dementia to some degree. Its onset age varies widely and debilitating dementia may not occur at all. However, many elderly people do not have their estate planning affairs in order. We believe that has more to do with procrastination than anything else. However, …

What You Should Know About Shots You Probably Should Get Now…

We know you’ve heard it before, but it’s time you got your flu shot. However, there are other vaccines you should also consider getting now. People sixty-five and older are particularly vulnerable to life-threatening illnesses and their repercussions. Like vaccines, the estate and long-term care planning we can help you with are pro-active measures. It’s …

Deciding When It’s Time for An Elderly Parent to Move

The decision about whether your elderly parent or parents should move is often tricky and emotional. Each family will have its own reasons for wanting (or not wanting) to take such a step. Older adults and their families have some options when it comes to deciding where to live, but these choices can be limited …

Let’s hope you won’t need long-term care. But, what if…

No one can never know for sure if they will or will not need long-term care. Maybe you will never need it. But as the saying goes, “Hope for the best but plan for the worst.” An unexpected accident, illness, or injury can change your needs, sometimes suddenly. And, among those things we know for …

Beware of Phishing Scams

Be careful! There’s been much news lately about hackers stealing personal information. And not just from individuals and big companies, but also from credit bureaus and government departments we assume can be trusted and secure. So be extra careful when visiting websites or responding to e-mail that appear to be from official or legitimate sources. …

Long-term Care Costing More and More

According to Genworth’s 2017 Cost of Care survey, the median cost of a private nursing home room in the United States has increased to $97,455 per year. That’s up 5.5 percent from Genworth’s 2016 report. The same report indicates the 2017 median cost of a private nursing home room in Texas is $72,636 per year, …

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We assist clients with Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, Medicaid Eligibility Advocacy, Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Financial and Medical Powers of Attorney, Advance Directives, Guardianships, Probate, Business Structuring, Formations and Corporate Law, Real Estate, and other legal matters.

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Our Goal Our firm focuses on legal issues and related personal and business matters of importance to those advancing in age and their families. Eric Pullen earned his Juris Doctorate from South Texas School of Law Houston. He is licensed by the State Bar of Texas, and has been engaged in elder law since 2004. …

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