Veterans Affairs Nationwide Ranking of 133 VA Nursing Homes

In an unprecedented move furthering transparency within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) it has released the internal rankings of 133 VA nursing homes nationwide. The 5-star ranking system helps veterans and their families to locate the best facility possible in their area. The posted performance ratings are slated to be updated annually and includes: the names [...]

October 18th, 2018|

Grieving Dog Attends Owner’s Funeral and Finds Peace Again After Pet Parent’s Sudden Death

Norma and her constant companion, Roxie. Pictured here is my mother Norma with her bests friend Roxie. She rescued her from a local shelter in 2005. One of the most difficult parts of saying goodbye to my mother in 2016 was watching Roxie and how she reacted to her owner's passing.  Roxie is [...]

May 25th, 2018|

Why May is Special for Elder Law Attorneys – Part 1

         May is National Elder Law Month, as designated by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. It is a way to acknowledge the profession that supports seniors and their families with all of their planning needs. And while that sounds great, many people still ask, “What do elder law attorneys do?” [...]

May 9th, 2018|

My First Post – Dedicated to Paul R. Butler

Paul and Norma Butler My mother Norma Arnold-Butler is the inspiration for my career in elder law and estate planning.  Besides being an independent career woman that I could look up to, she is the most caring person I've ever known.  Norma was always the one to visit you when you were [...]

March 15th, 2018|