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New Protections for Nursing Home Residents

New Obama-era rules designed to give nursing home residents more control of their care are gradually going into effect. 

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Categories: General Interest

DOL Announces That Fiduciary Rule Will Go Into Effect June 9

After initially delaying a rule intended to prevent financial advisers from steering their clients to bad retirement investments, the Department of Labor announced that the rule will go into effect on June 9, but its future is still unclear.

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The Use of Immediate Annuities in Medicaid Planning for Married Couples

Immediate annuities can be a useful tool to protect the spouse of a nursing home resident who applies for Medicaid.

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Categories: General Interest

Proving Age Discrimination Is Difficult

As baby boomers continue to work past retirement age, age discrimination lawsuits are becoming more common. While many older employees say they have experienced discrimination, proving it is difficult.

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Categories: General Interest

Government Agency Provides Misinformation

In the estate planning work we do for our clients, we need to know how to deal with a number of different government agencies.  Depending on a client’s age and personal circumstances, we often help facilitate claims for benefits though the Connect… Read More
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A Court Appointed Guardian Took Everything Away From Her

A Court Appointed Guardian Took Everything Away From Her – Elder Law Preparation in CT In the planning work we do for our clients we always address the issue of conservatorships.  A conservator, also termed a guardian in many states, is an i… Read More
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Music Therapy for Alzheimer’s

Music is beloved by individuals across a wide spectrum of ages and diagnoses. Music can be strongly associated with memories of time spent with family and friends throughout the many stages of life.  How can clinicians harness the use of music into… Read More
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Categories: Alzheimer's

The Inheritance of Lisa Marie Presley

Most people love their children and would like to provide well for them.  And how better to provide well for your children than to give them abundant wealth?  Well, estate planners appreciate how wealth can be both a blessing and a curse.  In part… Read More
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Categories: Estate Planning

Traveling with a Loved One Living with Dementia

No matter the mode of transportation, traveling with a loved one who has dementia differs greatly from traveling with other friends and family members. Preparing the necessary resources for a long trip that crosses state lines can be daunting for car… Read More
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Categories: Alzheimer's, Dementia

Popular Star Reveals Diagnosis

David Cassidy has been a presence seen in countless households for nearly fifty years thanks to the television show, The Partridge Family. After spending the time to come to terms with his diagnosis of dementia, he decided to publically reveal that… Read More
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Categories: Alzheimer's, Dementia

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