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Tips for Choosing the Right Orlando Home Care Agency

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Medicaid covers some home health care from skilled RNs and LPNs, home health agencies, and more. Figuring out Medicaid eligibility, and narrowing down your options and choosing the right option for your family member can be daunting. You need someone on your side who can help you make the right choices for your elderly… Read More »

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Reasons to Hire an Elder Law Attorney in Orlando

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Some people assume that an elder law attorney handles drafting wills and setting up estate plans. However, elder law attorneys do not necessarily handle the same specialties as estate planning attorneys. Elder law attorneys primarily handle issues with long term care and Medicaid planning. Seniors have unique and complex legal questions that are typically… Read More »

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Applying for Tinnitus Veterans’ Disability Benefits in Orlando, Florida

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Tinnitus is one of the most claimed disabilities by U.S. veterans. It’s also one of the disabilities that is most often denied by the Veterans Administration. Tinnitus is the ringing in the ears that seems never to cease. It can also sound like buzzing, swooshing, hissing, etc. For some, it may be acute and… Read More »

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What Does an Orlando Elder Law Attorney Do?

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

An elder law attorney is someone who specializes in helping senior citizens and their families with a variety of legal issues. We protect senior citizens’ legal rights and help families plan for long term care and other significant life changes. The main goal is to help aging persons navigate transitions in life that occur… Read More »

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How to Add or Remove Dependents from Your Veterans’ Disability Benefits

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

If you are a military veteran with a service-related disability rating of at least 10%, you could be entitled to receive disability benefits through the VA. If you have a disability rating of 30% or more and have dependents, you might receive additional compensation. Dependents can be a spouse, child, or even a parent… Read More »

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What Impact Does a Disability Rating Have on My Orlando Veterans’ Disability Claim?

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

As a military veteran with an injury or medical condition that was caused by or made worse by your time in the military, you could be eligible to file for veterans’ disability benefits. To verify what type of compensation you could be eligible for, the VA will look at what’s known as your disability… Read More »

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Red Flags to Watch Out for When Choosing an Orlando Nursing Home

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Finding the perfect nursing home can be a very challenging task. You will likely spend considerable time and resources to find one that works best for your family’s needs. It’s an unfortunate fact that many nursing homes have less than stellar reputations. There may be a history of mistreatment and abuse of patients. That… Read More »

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Importance of Researching Orlando Nursing Homes Ahead of Time

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

If your family member needs round-the-clock care, you might be considering an assisted living facility or nursing home. Planning ahead for Medicaid eligibility is extremely important, but it’s not the only advance planning that should be done. It’s also essential to research nursing homes before making any decisions. This research can help reduce the… Read More »

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Important Social Security Disability Terminology to Know

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Determining your eligibility for Social Security Disability can feel like an overwhelming process. While bills are piling up and you are unable to work, Social Security Disability Insurance, or SSDI, can provide financial relief to those who are eligible. While reading up on the process, you are bound to run into terminology that you… Read More »

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Does Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Qualify Me for Social Security Disability?

By Shea A. Fugate, P.A. |

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, causes anxiety due to a traumatic event. You can get PTSD from either watching or experiencing a traumatic event. People living with PTSD experience horror, intense fear, or helplessness. PTSD is often associated with war veterans or someone who served in some type of combat. However, it can also… Read More »

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