Critter Corner: The Benefits of Pet Therapy

Dear Bebe, Welcome to the Farr Law Firm! I saw you the last time I came to the office, and you were so friendly and comforting. So, I figured you would know a little something about pet therapy. I was wondering, what are the … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Questions to Ask About Medicare if You Have Other Insurance Coverage

Dear Baxter, I am turning 65 this year, and will be eligible for Medicare soon. However, I still work and have insurance through my job. I am unsure how things work in this situation, and although I have read about it, I need … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Coping with the Death of a Pet

Dear Angel, My mother’s beloved lap cat just passed away at the age of 17 and my mom is inconsolable. I've never lost a pet, so I don’t quite understand how she is feeling. How would you suggest she deal with the passing of a … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Talking About Death Over Dinner

Dear Angel My wife and I have most of our important conversations while we are sharing a meal. We are beginning to see the importance of planning for our future and for our loved ones. We have two young children to think about … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Are Ticks Especially Dangerous for Seniors?

Dear Baxter, My grandfather insists on taking my brother and me camping every year. My mother has Lyme Disease, so she is very aware of how it spreads, and protects us with natural repellants. My grandfather throws caution to … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: 15 Things to Ask Your Father/Grandfather This Father’s Day

Dear Ribbit, My children are very inquisitive and want to find out about their father and their grandfather. We are all going to brunch at my parent’s house on Sunday. While we're there, they want to ask them questions, but … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Managing Long-Distance Caregiving with Technology

Dear Commander Bun Bun, I am a long-distance caregiver for my father, who has Parkinson’s and lives 2,000 miles away. My children are in school here, and my husband works for the government in DC, so I don’t foresee us moving … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Acting in My Sister’s Best Interest

Dear Angel, My sister named me as agent under her Financial Power of Attorney, and she recently had a massive stroke, so I need to step in and start managing her legal and financial affairs. She’s only 59 years old, so this was … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: What to Bring to A Nursing Home

Dear Commander Bun Bun, I have been a caregiver for my mother for more than a decade. She is ready to move into a skilled nursing facility. She would like to make her room feel like home, and I’d like to help her do so. Do you … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: How You Can Help Prevent Wandering and Wandering-Related Tragedies

Dear Angel, My grandmother, who has dementia, lives with our family. She seems disoriented a lot, and I am afraid she might wander from the house. What are some things we can put in place in our home to stop her from wandering … [Read more...]