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Elder Law can include estate planning, health care planning, planning for incapacity or mental incompetence, preparing applications for or the management of the receipt of benefits, guardianship, and asset preservation.

January 22, 2019
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Using Immediate Annuities to “Spend Down” for Medicaid

To qualify for Medicaid, a Federal program wherein the government pays a portion if not all of an elderly patient’s long-term care costs, an applicant cannot own more than $2,500 in countable assets.
November 14, 2014
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Hospice Care—Choosing Wisely

Among its many attributes, Baltimore is one of the nation’s leaders in medicine. This reputation for high-quality health care extends to Baltimore’s hospice care providers as well. However, as detailed by a recent series of Washington Post articles, that experience is not universal.
October 13, 2014
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The Highs and Lows of the Home Health Care Sector

As baby boomers approach and live past retirement age it is no surprise that significant demands will be placed on every industry associated with caring for the elderly.
July 16, 2014
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More Americans are aging in place. Can towns and cities adapt?

The age of the older American homeowner is upon us. The question is: Will communities be ready for the challenges that come with that?
June 11, 2014
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Nursing Home Admission Agreements

Nursing homes require a written “Admissions Agreement.” This is a complex and binding contract typically signed before admission occurs.
July 9, 2013
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Recognizing Elder Abuse: Real Threats to Seniors

Elder abuse is defined as “any knowing, intentional, or negligent act by a caregiver to an elder person that causes personal, financial, or physical harm or serious risk of harm.”
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