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News and Articles | April 22, 2024

Nigerian Princes, Stranger Danger, Ed McMahon and the Elderly

Scott Solko(* Many envision retirement as a time of peace and relaxation. Sadly, this well-deserved time can be marred by a growing threat: elder exploitation. Elderly individuals, often trusting and eager for companionship, can become easy targets for scammers and unscrupulous individuals. The National Council on Aging estimates that up to five million older Americans experience elder abuse each year, with financial exploitation being the most common form. A staggering $36.5 billion is lost annually by elderly victims of financial abuse. This not only affects the elderly, many of whom live on fixed income, but also the national economy. Deceptive … Continued

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News and Articles | April 26, 2022

Three Ways Your Clients Can Pay for Long-Term Care

Three Ways Your Clients Can Pay for Long-Term Care   Seniors 65 years of age and older number more than 40 million in the US—more than one in every eight Americans. Estimates show that by 2030, seniors will number 72 million, and 83.7 million by 2050. As the population ages, they often require long-term care. But assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and other long-term care options can be very expensive. As an elder law attorney, you can use a variety of techniques to help your clients stretch their long-term care dollars. In this article, we’ll review three ways your clients … Continued

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News and Articles | February 4, 2022

What does it mean to be an Elder Law Attorney? 

An Elder Law Attorney is an advocate, magician, and guardian all in one. With the cost of Long term care on the rise across the country, many elderly face the question of how to pay for that care. In some parts of the country nursing homes can cost upwards of $10,000 a month, so you can see where the problem comes in. There are so many areas of Elder Law an attorney can specialize in, but all are devoted to helping those most in need in our country. As an example of how an Elder Law attorney can help, read … Continued

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News and Articles | May 23, 2018

Check out this great book by one of our members!

    One of our members, Jason Neufeld Esq., has written a book – available now on Amazon – and already with rave reviews! How to Get Medicaid to Pay for Some or All of Your Long-Term Care Expenses Without having to wait 5 years Without having to sell your house Without having to go broke first” Congratulations, Jason, from all your fellow members!  

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