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23 02, 2021

Elder Guardianship – What is it and Why do you need it?

2021-02-23T11:59:13-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Aging, Home Caregivers, Mental Wellness|Tags: , , , |

What exactly is an elder guardian, and why would someone need one?  In our blog this week, FirstLantic.com explores how legal guardians are appointed, their obligations, and their role for their clients. As some people age, they get to a point where they’re no longer mentally or physically capable of taking care of themselves.  When a person is deemed incapable of their care, a guardian may be appointed by a court of law.   Elderly guardianship, also known as elderly conservatorship, gives the guardian the authority to make critical decisions for the person (known as the ward) over whom they've been appointed.   Typically, the person has a chronic mental illness like dementia, a developmental disability, or a traumatic brain injury and can no longer decide about their [...]

7 04, 2020

Three heroes making a difference during COVID-19

2020-04-07T15:33:54-04:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: covid 19, Home Caregivers|Tags: , |

There’s no doubt that the COVID-19 crisis is wreaking havoc on many people's lives right now, and it can be hard to stay positive.  That’s why FirstLantic thought everyone could use some good news.  As the saying goes, “when the going gets tough, the tough get going," and that's exactly what’s happening as more people are stepping up to help those in need.  In our blog this week, FirstLantic profiles three heroes that are setting examples and proving that bad times really can bring out the good in people. And while we profile three heroes in this blog, there are thousands of others as well.  We acknowledge all of those on the frontlines every day – doctors, nurses, home caregivers, the military, police, first responders, [...]

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