Elder Law Bulletins

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August 09
Articles:
2009 Long-Term Care Insurance Prices Rise Slightly, Range Widely
Don’t Leave Children Unequal Shares by Mistake
Useful Calculators Available on the Web
Getting Cash from a Life Insurance Policy If You Are Terminally Ill
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July 09
Articles:

You May Be Able to Claim Social Security Benefits Now and Claim More Later
Don’t Fall for the “Certified Copy of Your Deed” Swindle
Do You Have the Right Fiduciary?
Mediation Can Facilitate an Amicable Senior Divorce
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March 09
Articles:
Things to Remember at Tax Time
How to Choose A Medigap Policy
Retirement Home Can Force Residents to Move to Higher Level of Care
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December 08
Articles:
A Roundup of Key Elder Law Numbers for 2009
Revoking a Power of Attorney
How Does Work Affect Your Social Security Payments
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November 08
Articles:

Annual Gift Tax Exclusion Jumping To $13,000 Next Year
Tax Deductions for Assisted Living Costs
Writing a Memorandum of Intent for a Special Needs Child
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September 08
Articles:
New Law Makes Changes to Reverse Mortgage
Seniors Move Managers Help Make Moving Easier
So, You’ve Been Appointed Trustee of A Trust
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August 08
Articles:

Online Calculator Gives Personalized Estimate of Future Social Security Benefit
How Parents Can Provide for a Caregiver Child
New Website Invites Reviews of Nursing Home and Other Senior Care Services
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June 08
Articles:

Second Marriages & Life Insurance
Be Certain You Get the Pension You’ve Earned
Disinheriting a Relative Can Be Complicated
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May 08
Articles:
Protecting Your House After You Move Into A Nursing Home
Taking a Second Look at Your Social Security Benefits
Book Review: Mom Minus Dad
Federal Nursing Home Site Now Notes Troubled Facilities
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March 08
Articles:
Seniors Need to File Tax Return to Get Rebate Check
Why Not Just Use an Off-the-Shelf Power of Attorney Form?
Book Review: My Life Book
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February 08
Articles:
Medcare’s Limited Nursing Home Coverage
Lack of Power of Attorney Stops Daughter’s Nursing Home Suit
Book Review: Coping with Your Difficult Older Parent
Medicaid Proposes Allowing Recipients to Direct Own Home Care
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December 07
Articles:
Medicare Open Enrollment Season Has Begun
How To Contest A Will
Book Review: Unplugged
Providing For Your Pet With A Trust
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November 07
Articles:
New Medicare Premium, Deductible, and Coinsurance Charges for 2008
Charitable Gift Annuities: Making Your Generosity Pay
Not Paying Property Taxes Can Lead to Loss of Home
Social Security Benefits to Rise 2.3 Percent
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September 07
Articles:

How A Guardian Is Appointed
Long-Term Care Insurance Giant Raises Premiums on Existing Customers For First Time
Book Review: Estate Planning for the Healthy Wealthy Family
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August 07
Articles:

Should You Sign a Nursing Home Admission Agreement?
Continuing Care Retirement Community Options Are Growing
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July 07
Articles:

Avoid Sibling Disputes Over Caregiving By Putting It In Writing
Spouses’ Guesses About End-of-Life Wishes Not Always Accurate
Assisted Living Company Begins Purge of Residents on Medicaid
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June 07
Articles:
Common Estate Planning Errors
Consider Putting Gifts to Grandchildren in a Trust
Receiving an Inheritance While on Medicaid
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May 07
Articles:

Tailoring a Will and Power of Attorney for Multiple States
How to Choose a Nursing Home
Nursing Home Room Now Averages $75K a Year, Survey Finds
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April 07
Articles:

Deducting Medical Expenses From Your Taxes
Why Plan Your Estate
Will You Owe a Gift Tax This Year
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