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Elder Law and Special Needs News

May 2019

 To Clients, Colleagues and Friends: 

The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) established May as National Elder Law Month as a way to highlight legal issues unique to older Americans and their families and to educate them on topics such as powers of attorney, elder financial exploitation, living trusts, Medicare, and more!

Featured Articles

Will the Government Start Monitoring the Social Media of Disability Applicants?

A new proposal is raising fears that the Social Security Administration will start monitoring social media accounts when determining whether people are eligible for SSI and SSDI. 

Medicare Beneficiaries Need to Know the Difference Between a Wellness Visit and a Physical
Medicare covers preventative care services, including an annual wellness visit. But confusing a wellness visit with a physical could be very costly.

What's In The News

What's a Health Care Proxy and Why Do I Need One?
If you become incapacitated, who will make your medical decisions? A health care proxy allows you to appoint someone else to act as your agent for medical decisions.
How to Fight a Nursing Home Discharge
Once a resident is settled in a nursing home, being told to leave can be very traumatic. Nursing homes are required to follow certain procedures before discharging a resident, so it is important to know your rights.
Maximizing Social Security Survivor's Benefits
Social Security survivor's benefits provide a safety net to widows and widowers. But to get the most out of the benefit, you need to know the right time to claim.

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