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Elder Law Attorneys and Clients

We don't have to tell you about the cost of long-term care and the importance of planning ahead. And you want to offer your clients a comprehensive toolbox so that they can plan effectively and avoid expensive mistakes. 

85-90% of people over the age of 65 prefer to age in place, a number that has been consistent for over a decade, unchanged by Covid. 

So what can get in the way of that? 

  • Falls, falls, falls

    • The leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injury in people aged 65+​

    • A common first event in a cascading loss of strength and independence among older adults

    • 80% of falls happen in the bathroom - perhaps the most necessary and most dangerous room in the house

  • Loss of independence due to​

    • Vision loss​

    • Arthritis

    • Neurological disorders (i.e. Parkinson's)

    • Chronic Pain

    • Loss of strength and range of motion

    • Cognitive changes / dementia

  • Loss of access​

    • Entry and exit points​

    • Stairs

    • Bathtubs

    • Narrow doorways

As OTs, we are medical professionals with a laser focus on person's functional activities, meaningful activities, and environments. There are many ways that a home's design can facilitate safety, independence, and dignity throughout the aging process. 

And no two families need the same things. ADA is for general use in public spaces. People's homes are designed for them

Our Elder Law Package

Just like everything else we do, the details can be customized to your needs. But here is a general outline: 

  • OT home assessment to be offered as part of the customized package you offer your clients

  • When indicated, OT completes a comprehensive assessment of the individual and their home environment. 

  • We produce a written report that includes:

    • An action plan for getting the home ready for aging

    • Recommendations for both the short-term and long-term

    • Stages and phases according to client's priorities

    • Cost estimates, and consideration of a variety of price points

    • A design specification document, including product recommendations, for client's future reference, and to share with remodelers if they decide to take action. 

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