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Greetings - Welcome to our firm's Blog! Curious to learn more about topics of interest in regards to Estate Planning, Medicaid Planning/Asset Protection and other elder law matters in general? Be sure to check out our online blog! 

To see a listing of our website blog articles tagged and sorted by their own specific topics,  just click on their corresponding 'Blog Categories' links below, located directly under the 'Contact Us Today' field on the lower right of this page. (If viewing this on a desktop or laptop computer.)

Prefer to listen to podcasts on the go instead? Our newest media offering from the firm is an ongoing podcast put out by Robert and Cricket Haley, called 'Aging Intelligently'. 

Welcome to Aging Intelligently, where we walk with you down the path of getting older and together, climb those obstacles that seem insurmountable. Information and preparation can change your perception of aging. To learn more, we invite you to also check out our Aging Intelligently website, located here.

Certified Elder Law Attorney®, Robert W. Haley, and his wife, Cricket, a Certified Elder Care Manager, share their journey from fat to fabulous. They discuss their research, personal experience and interview other experts in the fields of Elder Law, Care Management, Finance, Nutrition, Fitness, and even Travel, so you too, can be holistically well and secure wherever life's path may lead.

*This podcast is accessible through many applications, including AppleSpotify, Anchor, Breaker and Google podcastsSubscribes Welcome! 

Blog Articles

What the Latest Dementia Study Says about Links with Certain Medicines

Controversy regarding the purported link between the use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) or histamine H2 receptor antagonists (H2RAs) and risk for dementia continues.
06/23/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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How Bad Is Caregiver Burnout?

A new study showed that caregiver burnout is becoming a growing problem.
05/27/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Is Your Incapacity Plan in Place?

You may lose the ability to manage your own affairs as you grow older. Therefore, it’s necessary to have an incapacity plan in place.
05/26/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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What are Options When I Can’t Live on My Own?

Here are a few options to consider when you can no longer live alone.
05/19/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Tips on Finding the Right In-Home Aide

As you age, you may need help to take care of your health but want to live independently in your home.
05/12/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Episode 5 - Aging Intelligently Web-show: Amusement Park Calamity

Review of the once-lost George Romero movie: "The Amusement Park". This movie originally made in 1973 by the director of "Night of The Living Dead", rediscovered and restored by his estate, and recently released, focuses on a seemingly ordinary day at an amusement park that turns into a living nightmare for an elderly man. Welcome […]
05/04/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Organize Your Important Papers and Get Personal and Financial Affairs in Order

The first step in getting your affairs in order is to gather up all your important personal, financial and legal information, so you can arrange it in a format that will benefit you now and your loved ones later.
04/21/22 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Fall Prevention For Seniors

In an average year, 3 million older Americans go to the ER after a fall. Studies show that 28.7% of older adults fall every year in the U.S. Given today’s population, that’s about 36 million total falls. In an average year, 3 million older Americans go to the emergency room after a fall. The Centers for Disease Control […]
09/09/21 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Aging Intelligently Podcast Out Now: Power Of Attorney Horror Stories

Not every Power of Attorney document is created equally. What you don't know in this case, can hurt you. Robert and Cricket discuss: Why you need a POA, what happens if you don't have one if you become incapacitated, how your agent is to use the POA, and even why an internet POA may be […]
08/31/21 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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Aging Intelligently Podcast Out Now: Why You May Need A Care Manager

In this episode, Robert interviews Cricket about Care Management. What is a care manager vs a life-care planner? We discuss elder abuse and how to spot and prevent these circumstances if you are alone or feel you are being mistreated by your family or caregivers. We share a few of our worst cases and how […]
08/06/21 • by: The Estate & Elder Law Center of Southside Virginia, PLLC
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