Mar 13, 2019

Estate Planning and Retirement Considerations for Late-in-Life Parents

Comedian and author Steve Martin had his first child at age 67. Singer Billy Joel just welcomed his third daughter. But later-in-life…

Mar 1, 2019

How to Handle Sibling Disputes Over a Power of Attorney

A power of attorney is one of the most important estate planning documents, but when one sibling is named in a power…

Mar 1, 2019

Getting Paid as a Family Caregiver Through Medicaid

Caring for an ailing family member is difficult work, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be unpaid work. There are programs available…

Jan 29, 2019

Costs of New Long-Term Care Insurance Policies Vary Considerably

We’ve all heard the advice “It pays to shop around,” but this has never been more true than with the current market…

Jan 14, 2019

Florida Eliminates Medicaid Retroactive Eligibility. What could this mean for you?

In November 2018, Florida announced that there would be some big changes to current Medicaid coverage that could affect a substantial amount…

Jan 2, 2019

Why hire an Attorney for your Deed?

Erica Berger-Hausthor, Esq.Attorney at LawFamily First Firm “We can do the deed on our own,” Betty and Joe said, as they print…

Dec 31, 2018

2019 Guidelines Used to Protect the Spouses of Medicaid Applicants

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the 2019 federal guidelines for how much money the spouses of institutionalized…

Dec 3, 2018

No Reimbursement for Medicaid Recipient’s Out-Of-Pocket Home Health Aide Expenses

A New York appeals court holds that a Medicaid recipient is not entitled to reimbursement for out-of-pocket payments to home health aides…