May 2019 Newsletter

Kaeble Law LLC

14142 Denver West Parkway
Suite 287

Lakewood, CO 80401
(303) 877-8921

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As the school year winds to a close for many of us, it is time to beginning planning summer activities.  As part of your summer planning, perhaps you are considering updating your estate plan.  Please call our office at 303.877.8921, and we would be happy to schedule an appointment for you to get your estate plan updated and refreshed.   

Following are several articles that I found of interest; I hope you do as well.  Please feel free to share an article or two or the entire newsletter with family and friends.  


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.

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. 

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.
Invite Others to Contribute to the Trust

Members of the extended family and friends can also make gifts to a special needs trust once it has been set up.

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. 

Gift Cards: A New Way to Contribute to ABLE Accounts

People wishing to help someone with special needs save for their future without jeopardizing the recipient's public benefits can now do so using a "Gift of Independence" card.

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