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Elder Law Resources

“Elder law” is a broad term used to describe areas of law important to senior citizens. It can include estate planning, medical costs, and retirement planning.

Below, a few of our favorite elder law resources.


ElderLawAnswers is an online resource with reader-friendly news and explanations of Medicaid coverage of long-term care, Medicare benefits, estate planning, guardianship and other legal issues affecting seniors. They also have a nationwide network of pre-screened attorneys who focus their practices on helping the elderly.

Aging Parents

Founded in 2007 by Carolyn Rosenblatt and her husband Dr. Mikol Davis, Aging Parents offers expert advice, strategy, and practical tools to help you end chaos and confusion about your aging loved ones.

Their blog in particular has several helpful articles packed with useful tips and advice.’s Guide to Power of Attorney for Elderly Parents

An in-depth and helpful guide to understanding power of attorney and how it can help you better take care of your parent(s) while honoring their wishes.’s Guide to Assisted Living in California

The only resource you’ll need for finding and comparing costs of assisted living in California.

Resume Builder’s Resume and Employment Guide for People With Disabilities

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 17.9% of people with a disability are employed. To help level the playing field, Resume Builder has created a comprehensive step-by-step guide that can help people with disabilities create an impactful resume that can highlight their skills and value to potential employers. This guide includes important insight such as laws that protect their rights, workplace discrimination, and harassment to ensure they receive a fair chance at achieving their career goal.

Santaella Law’s Elder Law Blog Posts

Our firm can help you prepare for your future and assist you with financial planning, powers of attorney, Medi-Cal planning, wills and trusts, and more. If you need an attorney for an elder law case in Contra Costa County, contact us today.