Elder Law

February 23, 2023

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,…

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January 26, 2023

Seniors’ Benefits from Exercise

Weekly exercise programs should include at least two sessions of muscle-strengthening exercises….

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January 19, 2023

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. …

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December 1, 2022

Annuities for Married Couples

Many Medicaid applicants are denied coverage for long-term care because they have too much money or too many assets…

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November 24, 2022

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….

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November 17, 2022

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. …

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November 3, 2022

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….

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October 20, 2022

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. …

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September 1, 2022

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….

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August 18, 2022

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…

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