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Several years ago I witnessed elder law attorneys who work with special needs children and disabled adults become upset about a uniform law that most... [Read More]
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Earlier this year, Feb. 21, 2017, I wrote a column titled "Why Obamacare Is So Hard To Replace." As most everyone knows, the various attempts... [Read More]
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You may have proudly completed your will, financial power of attorney, health care power of attorney and living will or advance health care directive and... [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 if one of them signs... [Read More]
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Suppose you are married and inherited a substantial sum from Aunt Jane that you dutifully placed in a separate account in your name only. Your... [Read More]
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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]
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It is Medicare Open Enrollment time again and that means time for another refresher on what that expression means. If you are age 65 or... [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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Other than health care, one of the most substantial drains on retirement funds can be an outstanding mortgage. Years ago when homes were less expensive... [Read More]
When healthy adults are asked would they rather stay home or move to a nursing home, the answer is obvious. When residents of facilities are... [Read More]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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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