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Detecting Elder Fraud

Detecting Elder Fraud

Statistically, fraud is increasing in the senior and near-senior age categories. With more and more people online, scammers are becoming more adaptable and mimicking communications that mimic tech support, government employees, and romantic partners. Seniors are particularly vulnerable groups as…

Inflation-Adjusted Social Security Benefits

Inflation-Adjusted Social Security Benefits

In 2023, Medicare Part B premiums will be reduced and the cost of living adjustment (COLA) will be the highest in decades. It is being touted as a win for the American people. According to the Social Security Administration, there…

Comparing Estate Planning and Elder Law

Comparing Estate Planning and Elder Law

When the time comes to plan for your future both medically and financially you may begin to wonder what estate planning and elder law are and how they compare to one another. Estate planning and elder law have some similarities…

Guardianship of an Elderly Parent

Guardianship of an Elderly Parent

It is common that as our parents age they will lose their ability to make informed decisions regarding their lives. This growing inability may occur due to Alzheimer’s disease, other forms of dementia, mental illness, stroke, brain injury, or other…

Life Care Planning Equals Estate Planning plus Elder Law

Life Care Planning Equals Estate Planning plus Elder Law

Elder law and estate planning are often used interchangeably, but there are significant differences between them.  While some overlap exists between the two, learning and implementing strategies from both law practice types is crucial to prepare for successful aging and…

Health Care at the End of Life

Health Care at the End of Life

Even though having open and honest conversations with your family about your mortality is a sobering experience, it is prudent to do so. No one relishes the thought of their demise, and yet with forethought, you can ensure that your estate…

Veteran’s PACT Act Passes

Veteran’s PACT Act Passes

It is the largest expansion of health care and benefits for US veterans in more than thirty years with the SFC Heath Robinson Honoring Our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act. The cumbersome name stems from the story of…

How Can an Elder Law Attorney Help You?

How Can an Elder Law Attorney Help You?

An elder law attorney advocates for and creates legal plans for older and disabled individuals in order to help them live a better life. Elder law may include planning for retirement, Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, long-term care planning, estate…

Ask Your Elder Law Attorney These Questions

Ask Your Elder Law Attorney These Questions

While estate planning can be difficult and emotional, it is vital to wisely manage your assets and provide for your family members as you age. Your elder law attorney knows how to create an estate plan strategy that addresses these…

Elder Law versus Estate Planning

Elder Law versus Estate Planning

There are some overlaps between estate planning and elder law, but both are equally important to protect yourself and your family. The two terms tend to go hand in hand, but there are some differences. The biggest difference is that elder…

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