How we will be cared for as we advance in age is something that most people don’t want to think about. However, “a failure to plan, is a plan to fail” when Long Term Care is involved.

All too often, Elder Law attorneys witness the distress experienced by Seniors and their families because of a failure to plan for Long Term Care. Not only are there financial benefits from advance planning, but numerous non-financial benefits as well, including the peace of mind that comes from knowing that your family will not be financially devastated by your long term care. As an Elder Law attorney,I help families identify options to minimize the impact of their long term care, and I would be honored to work with you and your family.

Elder Law Attorney Tommy G. Smith, Partner with Shell, Fleming Davis & Menge

Tommy G. Smith
Shell Fleming Davis & Menge
(850) 434-2411, ext. 159
Serving Pensacola & Northwest Florida

America is Facing a Family Home Caregiver Shortage

The aging population of the United States is widely reported as the bulk of the baby boomer generation is already retired or nearing retirement. However, what has not been widely reported is how the rest of the nation will provide care for this large, aging...

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Help for Seniors Who Fall Victim to Abuse

In October 2017, President Trump signed into law the Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act. This bill was designed to combat the growing epidemic of the elderly being taken advantage of financially and abused physically. A study conducted by the National Council...

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Life After A Dementia Diagnosis

Many elderly people who are diagnosed with dementia are unprepared for future care. Once this type of diagnosis is received, preparing for the future can no longer be avoided. If you or someone you love has received a dementia diagnosis, begin immediately to discuss...

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