Fraud Against the Elderly
For those in the over 60-year-old category, there was nearly $1.7 billion in losses, a 74 percent increase from 2020,…
Seniors’ Benefits from Exercise
Weekly exercise programs should include at least two sessions of muscle-strengthening exercises….
Combating Age Discrimination
The ADEA applies to employers with at least 20 employees, labor organizations with at least 25 members, the federal government, state and local governments, and employment agencies. …
Annuities for Married Couples
Many Medicaid applicants are denied coverage for long-term care because they have too much money or too many assets…
Keeping Seniors Connected
Loneliness is feeling sad about a lack of human connections and interactions. While social isolation may make most people feel lonely, loneliness is not the same as being alone….
Comparing Elder Law and Estate Planning
Even though these two types of law are for different stages in life, they are often handled at the same time. …
Obtaining Guardianship for an Elderly Parent
If your parent did not prepare for this eventuality of requiring legally recognized help, you would not be allowed to create these documents once they are already mentally impaired….
The Aspects of Life Care Planning
While some overlap exists between the two, learning and implementing strategies from both law practice types is crucial to prepare for successful aging and preserve a family legacy. …
What You Need to Know About Medical Advance Directives
There is no one who wants to think they may be incapacitated by illness or trauma. Every day, people face this problem….
A Spouse’s Right to Protection Against Poverty
It was 30 years ago when Congress enacted safeguards to protect the savings of married couples who use Medicaid. These protections prevent…