Increased Funding for Elders & The Disabled

President Biden has introduced a plan to spend $400 billion over eight years on home and community-based care for the elderly and people with disabilities. The money would go to expand access to care and support higher-paying caregiving jobs.

As the elderly population grows, our Continue reading

Save Now Pay Later

Many websites offer customized, do-it-yourself Wills and other Estate planning documents.  Although such products are convenient, using them could create SERIOUS and EXPENSIVE legal problems for heirs. These digital services appear to offer a cost-effective and easy alternative to Continue reading

Let’s Get To Work

With campus doors opening back up some new guidelines may be of assistance to students. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients are typically subject to strict income limits, but recipients under age 22 who are students may be able to earn significantly more without jeopardizing Continue reading

Adult Guardianship Abuse

A growing problem with adult guardianship abuse is giving rise to calls for reform of the system. Vulnerable elderly can get caught in the guardianship system, being harmed and exploited by the very process that is supposed to protect them.

A guardian is someone appointed by a court Continue reading

Let’s Talk Disabled Beneficiaries

Just before the end of 2019, Congress passed and the President signed a spending bill that includes significant changes to retirement savings accounts. Known as the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, this legislation changes rules around retirement Continue reading

Need a Travel Buddy?

With everyone getting back to traveling and regular life, how are things for our disabled friends? The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has proposed regulations that would allow airlines to impose new restrictions on people with disabilities seeking to fly with service animals. Continue reading

Living Life Golden

It is Elder Law Month! In honor of elder law month, there will be elder related posts all month long! In today’s post we will be discussing long-term care and what you and family members need to know about it. Long-term care is the care you need if you can’t perform daily activities Continue reading

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