Illinois Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services Act Ratified

Senate Bill 2301, The Illinois Alzheimer’s and Dementia Services Act, recently passed both chambers of the legislature in Springfield. This landmark legislation will establish minimum training standards for employees of long-term care facilities, residential, or community-based programs that advertise dementia specific services. Families dealing with Alzheimer’s disease should have some confidence that their loved ones are cared for by providers who have received training in dementia care.

state capitolA diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease also requires timely and careful legal planning. Families should have the same confidence with their lawyer for Alzheimer’s disease planning. Call elder law firm Peck Ritchey, LLC, at (312) 201-0900 for a free consultation.

We are the only law firm that has been actively involved in supporting the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Illinois Chapter. Our attorneys have served on the Alzheimer’s Association Board of Directors and its Junior Board. We have also supported the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, the Rita Hayworth Gala, and Reason to Hope. In addition, Peck Ritchey, LLC, has supported Alzheimer’s Day sponsored by the Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Kerry Peck, Managing Partner, co-authored a book entitled “Alzheimer’s and the Law.” Peck Ritchey, LLC, is a law firm committed to helping families and their loved ones with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Kerry R. Peck named Top 10 Elder Lawyer by Leading Lawyers

Kerry R. Peck of Peck Ritchey, LLC has been named to Leading Lawyers’s list of top 10 elder lawyers.

Attorneys who make the list are highly regarded among other attorneys for their ethical standards and legal prowess. Lawyers who receive this honor go through a lengthy selection process that involves being voted on by their peers. The Leading Lawyers peer survey asks all attorneys in an area “If a family member or friend needs legal help and you can’t take the case, which lawyers would you recommend within your area of law or geographic region?”

Attorneys with Peck Ritchey, LLC, have been Leading Lawyers since 2008 and hope to continue to serve as leaders for years to come.