Dementia and Alzheimer’s Planning

At Mayhone Elder Law, we help our clients answer three key questions:

  • What happens if I die?
  • What happens if I don’t die, but become incapacitated, incompetent, or disabled?
  • What happens if the diagnosis is dementia?

Dementia creates an additional layer of long-term care planning needs and in many instances, time is of the essence.

Dementia is a collective term used to describe various symptoms of cognitive decline, such as forgetfulness. It is a symptom of several underlying diseases and brain disorders. Dementia is not a single disease in itself, but a general term to describe symptoms of impairment in memory, communication and thinking. Whether you or a loved one have a dementia diagnosis, or you’re planning for the future, we are here to help!

It is a huge misconception that all dementias are the same. This couldn’t be further from the truth!

A proper diagnosis is the most important thing you can do if you or a loved one is displaying symptoms of a cognitive impairment.

The dementia that most of us hear the most is Alzheimer’s Disease. But without getting a proper diagnosis, you or your loved one may miss out on the most appropriate treatment.

At Mayhone Elder Law, we can help you and/or your family:

  • Prepare for long-term care and expenses
  • Estimate the cost of care and provide asset protection from costs of care, including nursing home care
  • Prepare legal documents to ensure your goals and objectives are carried out by the people you trust and select
  • Explore available resources in your community
  • Provide dementia disease education on:
  • Stages of the disease
  • Communication needs
  • Behavior interventions
  • Avoiding caregiver stress
  • Provide care planning and case management to help caregivers manage the disease.

Learn more about our Life Care Planning service.

We can provide you with the best local and national resources. If you’ve worked with our firm, you know how passionate we are about our work and are always looking for new ways to provide better services and education to our clients and community. For years, we’ve been providing essential services to those with dementia and accommodating their needs. Recently, we’ve gone a step further to truly become dementia-friendly and ensure we are the most qualified to help with your dementia and planning needs, serving you with the utmost respect and compassion.

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a Dementia, don’t wait. Call our office now.


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Bay St. Louis, Biloxi, Carriere, Collins, D'Iberville, Ellisville, Gautier, Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Kiln, Laurel, Leakesville, Long Beach, Lucedale, Lumberton, Moss Point, Ocean Springs, Pascagoula, Pass Christian, Picayune, Poplarville, Purvis, Saucier, Waveland, Wiggins