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May 18, 2020

How Can I Protect Myself From Financial Exploitation as I Age?

In our office, we think a lot about solo seniors – older adults who live alone and have no immediate family. Right now, we are working on an unfortunate case where multiple bad actors took advantage of a vulnerable woman, taking hundreds of thousands of dollars.» Read More

Mar 05, 2020

An Example of How Your Role as the Geriatric Social Worker Impacts Clients in Our Elder Care Law Group [VIDEO]

The Norris McLaughlin Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group answers your questions. In this video, our geriatric social worker, Lori Kayne, addresses how her role as the geriatric social worker with the Norris McLaughlin elder care law team has impacted clients by giving us a real-world example.» Read More

Feb 27, 2020

What Is One Thing Your Clients Say They Wish They Knew Before Coming to See You? [VIDEO]

The Norris McLaughlin Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group answers your questions. In this video, our geriatric social worker, Lori Kayne, addresses planning ahead for aging and what clients tell her they wish they knew before coming to an elder law attorney for help.» Read More

Feb 06, 2020

Is Elder Law Focused Exclusively on Medicaid Planning and Real Estate? [VIDEO]

Shana Siegel, Chair of the Norris McLaughlin Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, answers your questions. This video addresses if elder law is focused exclusively on Medicaid planning and real estate.

Hi, I’m Shana Siegel. I’m the Chair of the Elder Care and Special Needs Group at Norris McLaughlin.» Read More

Jan 30, 2020

What Is the Role of the Geriatric Social Worker in Your Elder Care Law Practice? [VIDEO]

Shana Siegel, Chair of the Norris McLaughlin Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, answers your questions. This video addresses the role of our geriatric social worker, Lori Kayne, in our practice.

Peace of Mind is a video blog production series from the Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group at Norris McLaughlin, P.A.» Read More

Jan 23, 2020

How Is Your Practice Different From Other Trusts and Estate Lawyers or a General Attorney Who Does Wills and Real Estate? [VIDEO]

Shana Siegel, Chair of the Norris McLaughlin Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, answers your questions. This video addresses how Shana’s practice at Norris McLaughlin differs from other trusts and estate lawyers or a general attorney who handles wills and real estate.» Read More

May 16, 2019

10 Most Common Myths About Medicaid

1. I can’t give away anything and qualify for Medicaid.

This is a complicated area of the law and readers should consult with a Certified Elder Law Attorney before they transfer their assets. Although transfers between spouses are exempt, transfers to persons other than spouses usually subject the donor to penalties that result in periods of ineligibility for Medicaid.» Read More

May 03, 2019

What Should I Look Out for in Assisted Living and Nursing Home Admission Agreements? 5 Top Tips

It is Friday at 11 am and the hospital tells you that your mom is being discharged at 4 pm. They hand you a list of rehab facilities.

While trying to help your mom settle in, you are asked to sign a pile of paperwork.» Read More

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