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Sometimes families reach a stalemate where a parent's future and the management of assets is involved. Warring family members can challenge who cares for mom... [Read More]
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When a husband and wife come into my office and we review assets and income, very often I would find the husband's Social Security to... [Read More]
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Long term care can be confusing and frightening. It can help to know why and when some commonly held ideas are wrong and when to... [Read More]
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When parents enter a nursing home or assisted living, adult children are often confused regarding their responsibilities. Does it matter whether one of them signs... [Read More]
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Deciding when or whether to give up doing tasks on your own or hiring someone or an agency employing someone to do it for you... [Read More]
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When you are dealing with illness and grief the chances are that you may not be able to pull together what to do when your... [Read More]
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One of the most common reasons seniors likely hesitate to sign a power of attorney appointing another person to act on their behalf is fear... [Read More]
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A few years back a client unexpectedly stated during a meeting, "I can't plan. Things keep changing." [Read More]
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Many older clients faced with choices regarding late blooming relationships whether from death or divorce are confronted with a decision, should they remarry or should... [Read More]
On March 14, 2017, I wrote a column explaining the then-proposed American Health Care Act would result in many Americans being uninsured. A redrafted bill,... [Read More]
So, let's assume that you are 69 or 70 years old. You always intended to buy long term care insurance but figure now that ship... [Read More]
Peggy Noonan, a former speechwriter for President Reagan, recently published a column for the Wall Street Journal titled, "High Anxiety Over Health Care Reform." In... [Read More]
If you are caring for an elderly parent who is no longer able to handle his or her finances or you are handling Social Security... [Read More]
It is sad to say but, if you wanted to draft a bill that caused as many Americans as possible to lose their health care... [Read More]
Having worked with families for many years who are confronting long term care, I have to admit I see some changes. The most significant have... [Read More]
Last month I wrote regarding one of the proposed Obamacare replacements recommended by Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan. See "Obamaca... [Read More]
From time to time I break from the usual serious elder law issues and engage in one of my favorite pursuits – reviewing movies. Still... [Read More]
About a year ago, an attorney colleague in New Jersey, Shirley Whitenack, authored an article on elder families and mediation that caught my attention. The... [Read More]
Change is not always good and when it comes to banking, local banks, smaller banks, and credit unions may be found to have significant advantages... [Read More]
When you are dealing with illness and grief the chances are that you may not be able to pull together what to do when your... [Read More]
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