March 26, 2021 2 minutes to read ∙ 300 words

Nursing Home Costs and Contracts: The Continuum of Care

By Karren Jo Pope-Onwukwe

Reprinted with permission from Voice of Experience, February 2021. ©2021 by the American Bar Association. All rights reserved. This information or any or portion thereof may not be copied or disseminated in any form or by any means or stored in an electronic database or retrieval system without the express written consent of the American Bar Association.

Recently, a client called to inform me that both of her parents had contracted COVID-19. Shortly after she called to tell me that her mother had died and her father, who has Alzheimer’s Disease, was being transferred to a nursing home within a couple of days. She had looked at the list of nursing homes provided by the hospital and they were extremely expensive. She was expected to make a decision on behalf of her father.

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