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August, 2018

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Hospice Care
Currently considered the model for quality compassionate care for people facing life-limiting illness, hospice care was first introduced in the United States in the early 1960's....

Janice Yaklin Receives 2018 Commitment to Caring Award
The 2018 Commitment to Caring Award was presented to Janice Yaklin of the Cromaine District Library, Hartland.  The presentation was made at the Livingston County Senior Power Day, August 3, 2018, by Nancy Nawrocki of the Nawrocki Center for Elder Law.

The Commitment to Caring Award was originated by the Nawrocki Center in 2014 to honor people who have demonstrated commitment, care and service to the Livingston County Senior Community.  Janice is the fifth recipient of this annual award.

Nawrocki Center Seminars & Events - August and September, 2018

Get the information you need and stay abreast of the latest developments in elder law, special needs, and disability planning by attending a seminar or event conducted by the Nawrocki Center.

Where’s My New Medicare Card? How to Find Out the Status

The federal government has begun mailing new Medicare cards to 59 million Americans. You should keep track of when your new card will arrive and contact Medicare if you don't receive it.

Promissory Notes and Medicaid

A promissory note is normally given in return for a loan. Classifying transfers as loans rather than gifts can be useful because it sometimes allows parents to "lend" assets to their children and still maintain Medicaid eligibility.

Proposed New Medicare Payment System May Affect Beneficiaries

Medicare is proposing a new flat rate reimbursement system for doctors who treat Medicare patients. Some worry that the plan may cause fewer doctors to accept Medicare.

Lawsuit Alleges Assisted Living Facilities Discriminate Against Wheelchair Users

A lawsuit in New York state highlights an issue with some assisted living facilities: No wheelchairs allowed. 

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