Crisis Planning

April 9, 2021
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You are Fully Inoculated against COVID-19; Now What?

What to Expect after you are completely inoculated against COVID-19 More and more of us are either receiving or becoming eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. […]
April 9, 2021
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What you need to know about the “99.5% act”

Potential Estate Planning Impacts of the “For the 99.5% Act” Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Jimmy Gomez introduced a new bill, “For the 99.5% Act,” into […]
April 2, 2021
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Please Don’t Wait for an Emergency!

Plan, Don’t Wait for an Emergency That sounds like something your mother might say, right? And how often have you wished that you’d followed mother’s good […]
March 25, 2021
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Don’t Make This Mistake

A Sad Legacy Larry King, the legendary talk-show host, married seven women and had five children with several of them. He died at age 87 on […]
March 19, 2021
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CMS and CDC Loosen Nursing Home Visitation Restrictions

CMS and CDC Loosen Nursing Home Visitation Restrictions The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), […]
March 11, 2021
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Why a Living Will is Important

A living will lays out your preferences for life-sustaining medical treatment.  It is often accompanied by a health-care proxy or power of attorney, which allows someone […]
March 5, 2021
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7 Estate Planning Mistakes that Celebrities have made

The Rich and Famous Can Make Estate-Planning Mistakes, Just Like Regular Folks All the money and fame in the world sometimes doesn’t mean that stars and […]
February 24, 2021
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Does Your Estate Plan Cover a Pandemic?

Is your Estate Plan Pandemic ready? On February 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) gave name to the disease-causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak. The […]
February 16, 2021
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Beneficiary Designations: Pitfalls You May Not Know About

Beneficiary Designations: Pitfalls You May Not Know About You might think that leaving your property to your heirs would be simple enough. You make a will […]
January 15, 2021

What is an Elder Lawyer?

Elder Law Attorneys Benefit Seniors and their Family An elder law attorney or specializes as a legal advocate for aging adults and their loved ones. Elder […]
January 20, 2021

Dangers of Gifting

Medicaid and Gift-Giving Can Be Risky Mabel’s children were concerned that Mabel would need long-term nursing-home care in the near future. It was the holidays, and […]
January 26, 2021
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Caregiving for an aging parent

General Topics to Consider When Caregiving for an Aging Parent It is essential to bring up a parent’s aging expectations and set goals together even though […]
January 28, 2021
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What you really need to know about inheritances

Inheritances and Medicaid: Be Careful, Plan Ahead Mistakes can be made when it comes to inheritances and Medicaid. Those mistakes can be costly. When a person […]
February 4, 2021
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What is the Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid?

What is the Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid? Most people who work in healthcare may recognize the acronym LASA, which stands for “look-alike-sound-alike” and is usually […]
March 19, 2021
A nursing home resident with a nurse

CMS and CDC Loosen Nursing Home Visitation Restrictions

CMS and CDC Loosen Nursing Home Visitation Restrictions The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), […]
April 2, 2021
An image of an ambulance, lights are on, parked in front of a hospital

Please Don’t Wait for an Emergency!

Plan, Don’t Wait for an Emergency That sounds like something your mother might say, right? And how often have you wished that you’d followed mother’s good […]