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Elder Law Center, P.C.
(a division of Mickey, Wilson,
Weiler, Renzi, Lenert, & Julien, P.C.)
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Sugar Grove, IL 60554

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Elder, Estate Planning, & Special Needs Law News 

October 2020

Happy October & Special Needs Law Month!!

October is Special Needs Law Month.  Our office is proud to join in the nationwide celebration dedicated to highlighting the importance of special needs planning for individuals, with special needs, and their families.  In honor of Special Needs Law Month, our first article this month features a previous blog post emphasizing the importance of special needs planning. Our attorneys are available throughout the year to meet with those who are seeking information and / or assistance with special needs planning. 

“Back to School – COVID-19 Preparedness Packages” for teachers, other school employees, and students (both college and high school students over age 18):  The special pricing for these packages will be ending soon.  We encourage those who are still interested in learning more about the available package options, and the special pricing, to contact our office.  As noted in our previous newsletters, for those needing more comprehensive estate planning, we will apply a credit in the full amount of the fees paid for a basic “Back to School” package towards a comprehensive package you choose to do within one year of your “Back to School” package.

"Virtual" Appointments:  Out of an abundance of caution and to do our part in helping to keep our clients, staff, and their respective families as safe as possible, all initial appointments with the following attorneys: Connie Renzi; Katie Lenert; or Brandan Rissman, remain "virtual" (via video or telephone conferencing).

Tips on Creating an Estate Plan that Benefits a Child with Special Needs
Parents want their children to be taken care of after they die. Children with disabilities, however, will likely have increased financial and care needs. As such, proper planning...

Medicare Open Enrollment Starts October 15: Is It Time to Change Plans?

Medicare's Open Enrollment Period, during which you can freely enroll in or switch plans, runs from October 15 to December 7. Now is the time to start shopping around to see whether your current choices are still the best ones for you.  

Medicare Beneficiaries May Be Eligible for an Extra 100 days of Skilled Nursing Coverage Due to Pandemic
Medicare beneficiaries who qualified for skilled nursing facility (SNF) coverage may be eligible for an additional 100 days of coverage. Whether beneficiaries can actually get the extended coverage is another question.

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