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Medicare is a national health insurance program in the US, which primarily provides health insurance for Americans aged 65 and older, but also for some younger people with disability status as determined by the Social Security Administration.

May 20, 2019
Navigating the Medicaid Minefield

Navigating the Medicaid Minefield

What you don't know about Medicaid can cost you and your loved ones. Here are some common traps that can be avoided with planning and help of a knowledgeable elder law attorney.
March 22, 2019
Common Medicare Scams

Common Medicare Scams

Despite the best efforts of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, recipients of both programs are frequently the targets of various identity theft schemes. Let's review some important tips to be aware of to protect seniors.
January 10, 2019
Paying Medicare Online

Paying Medicare Online

Most banks allow customers to pay bills from large, stable debtors such as credit cards companies, utilities, or nationwide retailers directly from their bank account. That service is now available to Medicare recipients.
January 6, 2019
Special & Supplemental Needs Trusts

Special & Supplemental Needs Trusts and Government Benefits

Understanding Supplemental and Special Needs Trusts is the first step to ensuring future financial stability for any loved ones receiving disability benefits from the government.
June 17, 2015
The Importance of Establishing Advance Health Care Directives

The Importance of Establishing Advance Health Care Directives

An Advance Health Care Directive can be oral, but usually is a written legal document. It expresses a person’s wishes about what should be done if they later become incapable of making their own healthcare decisions.
November 14, 2014
Hospice Care—Choosing Wisely

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
The Highs & Lows of the Home Health Care Sector

The Highs & 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
Aging in Place

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?
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