One of the hardest things for us to talk about is planning for end-of-life care. This includes appointing fiduciary roles to make decisions concerning health care and expressing wishes regarding life-prolonging measures and treatment. Unfortunately, most people wait too long before consulting an elder law attorney about estate planning and health care documents, which may be costly.» Read More
Imagine you get married and within a year or two, your new spouse passes away. Now, imagine that your grief is compounded with financial stress. That situation recently occurred for two of our clients. In both cases, the deceased spouse had not updated their estate plan and in both cases, this proved devastating for the surviving spouse.» Read More
The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have implemented new rules for Medicare reimbursement of skilled care in a nursing home.