Virginia Allocates $246 million to Help Long-term Care Facilities After COVID-19 Pandemic

At a retirement community in Springfield, the last scheduled event that Lea (88) attended was a Valentine’s Day dance in February. Since then, there have been no more potluck dinners, card games, special outings, or other social … [Read more...]

Keeping Seniors Safe as Things Reopen

Q. My granddaughter, Hailey, called the other day and she sounded happier than she has been in months. Her small business and other stores and restaurants in the DC Area are beginning to reopen starting today (Friday, 5/29). She … [Read more...]

What Can I Do to Help the DC Area First Responders and Healthcare Workers?

Q. My mother, Anna, is in a local nursing home and receives exemplary care from the nurses, doctors, and health aides there. I want to do something to give back to them and to others on the frontline in the DC Metro Area who are … [Read more...]

When Your Loved One is in a Nursing Home During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Q. My husband, Bill, is currently in a nursing home with frontotemporal dementia. We are not able to visit him at this time, which is especially difficult for him and for us. He is declining quickly, so I was trying to visit at … [Read more...]

When a Pandemic Makes You Feel Like an Inmate

Mark, 82, moved into assisted living a month ago, just before the coronavirus pandemic. He needed more help than could be provided in his home by his daughter. He also wanted his daughter to have the opportunity to go back to work … [Read more...]

An Update Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Dear Clients and Friends, As a valued member of the Farr Law Firm family, I appreciate the trust you place in our law firm. I understand that the coronavirus (COVID-19) is worrisome to many in our community, country, and … [Read more...]

Coronavirus in DC Area and Other Illnesses that Cause People to Cough: What it Means for Seniors

Cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) are starting to appear in the DC metro area. So far, 9 people in our area have tested positive for the virus, including an 80+ year old man from Fairfax City, after traveling home from a Nile … [Read more...]