PODCAST: Bringing Mom Home: Things to Consider


Episode Description

The choice of whether to move your loved one into your home or to move into their home is a significant one. In many instances, a decision must be made quickly. Or what you believe will be temporary becomes permanent. Whether due to an acute change in health, the death of their spouse, or a reaction to the COVID spread in Assisted Living and Long Term Care Facilities; if you are caring for a loved one in your/their home, or considering doing so, you will want to join me as my guests and I discuss those legal, financial and care considerations you will want to address. Among other things, we will highlight ways to pay for home care and some ways you can minimize family conflict.


Guests:

Michael Ferraina

As the Chief Executive Office at JEVS Care at Home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mike brings an abundance of expertise and experience, having served as division director for an international home health care organization where he ensured that the best caregivers were hired and retained to serve clients. He also developed dementia and rehabilitation training for home health aides to improve client series in the home and maintained state, federal, and CHAP regulations to maintain the highest level of home care accreditation through regulatory audits. Michael holds an MBA in Healthcare Administration from Wilmington University, and a BS in Business Management, Marketing, and Leadership from Eckerd College. A guest speaker on many podcasts, Michael understands the challenges family caregivers face and is committed to offering them high-quality assistance.

Margaret Graham

Margaret “Peggy” Graham began her career in Topeka, Kansas where she practiced for 15 years before returning to Albuquerque. While practicing in Kansas, Peggy tried many cases to a jury verdict while an Assistant Attorney General, represented the State in numerous child and adult abuse cases, established guardianships and conservatorships for hundreds of vulnerable adults, represented the State in Medicaid and welfare benefits appeals, and served as an Administrative Law Judge for seven years. Upon moving back to Albuquerque with her family in 2009, Peggy has focused her practice on elder law, specifically in representing individuals and families in the appointment of guardians and conservators for the elderly or disabled as both the petitioning attorney and Guardian ad Litem, estate planning, probate, and fiduciary litigation.


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