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Should Assisted Living Facilities Venture into In-Home Care? [Gray Area of the Law]

October 19, 2020

Lowndes attorney Shawn Rader discusses how assisted living facilities and nursing home companies could help meet the need for more in-home caregiving options.


By: Shawn Rader

Recently in the Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Alina Tugend published an article pointing out that while early long-term care policies did not cover in-home care, more recent ones permit coverage for caretakers from licensed agencies. And with the nations’ experience with the COVID-19 virus, policies can now be found that will pay non-licensed caregivers such as family and friends and sometimes nurses to offer in-home caregiving. [...]

This is an excerpt from a blog post originally written on Gray Area of the Law. To read the entire post, click here.


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Shawn

Shawn Rader focuses his practice on real estate litigation, commercial litigation, commercial leases and senior housing, and is a member of the firm’s practice groups that deal with these topics.


A frequent author and speaker, Shawn is a charter member of the American Bar Association Title Insurance Litigation Committee, serving as its first Vice-chairman in 1993, and as its second Chairman the following year. He is a member of the Florida Land Title Association, where he is a charter member of the Title Claims Roundtable.

He has had four articles published in the Florida Bar Journal, and was the co-author of the Title Insurance Law Article in the ABA Tort & Insurance Law Journal, Vol 31, No. 2 (Winter 1996).  Shawn served as Chairman of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee for Orange County and also served as President of the Orange County Bar Association Legal Aid Society.  He was Chairman of the City of Orlando Civil Service Board, served as Chairman of the City of Orlando Chapter 57 Board, and Vice Chairman of the 2012 Orange County Charter Review Commission.  Shawn is also a member of the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels.


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