I speak often on estate planning, the traps associated with it, and the misinformation that runs rampant in today’s society. It never ceases to amaze me that during my workshops the thing people fear most is probate, yet they often can’t explain what it is.
Elder abuse comes in many forms. The good folks at the American Psychological Association have created a handy list of the seven forms elder abuse can take, which serves as a great jumping off point for learning more about each Continue reading →
Every day, across America, countless people lose the ability to speak. Whether it be from ALS, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Brain Tumor, or neurological causes, imagine how your life Continue reading →
A recent google search on exactly how ALS kills lead me to a Washington Post article (link below) about one of my hero’s, Stephen Hawking, who has, against all odds, lived for decades after being stricken with ALS at age of 21.
I am routinely asked, and sometimes challenged ,about whether a person can be the trustee of their own irrevocable trust and still qualify for Medicaid. One cause for all of these questions is the number of lawyers who are not convinced that, and have never tried, making their clients Continue reading →
I Came across an amazing article today by Amos Goodall and had to share it! In his article Mr. Goodall speaks to the importance of beginning the conversation around how you want the end stages of life to be handled, and how to begin the conversation around such a difficult topic. Continue reading →
Just over 8 weeks ago my father passed away from complications related to sepsis. Around that same time CHEST (the journal of the American College of Chest Physicians) was publishing a finding relating to a potential cure! Is it the real deal? Only time and further study will tell, Continue reading →
A New York appeals court recently ruled that a bank’s claim against a Medicaid recipient’s property has priority over the state’s claim for Medicaid recovery because the bank’s lien was filed first. In re Estate of Shambo (N.Y. Sup. Ct., App. Div., 3rd Dept., No. 521174, April 7, Continue reading →
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