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Upcoming Events!

The Perla Law Firm is happy to announce a number of upcoming events in August 2019. Cleveland elder law, estate planning and probate lawyer Elizabeth L. Perla will be offering the following free programs.

August 6, 2019-  End of Life Decision Making Program at 4:30pm at Orange Senior Center.

August 29, 2019- Estate Planning Basics at 2pm at University Heights Library.

If you would like more information about a particular program, please contact the appropriate host. To schedule a program, contact The Perla Law Firm to inquire.


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Help! My Spouse’s Health is Declining and I’m Worried about Financial Ruin!

It is a common problem.  One spouse’s health is declining. The other spouse is relatively healthy but is having trouble continuing to provide care for the unhealthy spouse at home.  Something has got to give. Soon some kind of long-term care facility will be necessary.  But how will they afford it?

According to the 2010 Market Survey of Long-Term Care Costs conducted by Metlife, the annual cost of a semi-private room in a Cleveland area nursing home was $75,190 and a private room was $87,600.

Moreover, counter to popular belief, Medicare will not cover prolonged nursing home care. Medicare Part… Read the rest