You Can Pay Your Medicare Premiums Online

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Online bill paying has become a popular way to make paying bills easier, and now you can pay your Medicare premiums online too. If your bank allows customers to pay bills online, you can use that service to pay your … Read More

Local Board Certified Elder Law Attorney Makes Fool of Self For A Good Cause…..Raising Awareness of & Funds to Fight Alzheimer’s Disease

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A few months ago, a “generally respected” gentleman decided he would make a complete fool out of himself. Why? To raise awareness of & money for a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease! Alzheimer’s disease is the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death … Read More

High Intensity Exercise for Seniors

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The health benefits of exercise are well-established for people of all ages. The benefits from eating healthy and having a proper exercise routine are also well-established. However, only recently has research been conducted about which type of exercise best counters … Read More

Eligibility for Veterans’ Medical Care

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides health care benefits to veterans. The plan covers a number of health care services, including preventative services, diagnostic and treatment services, and hospitalization. It may also cover nursing home and other long-term … Read More

The Ins and Outs of Estate Sales

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We accumulate a lot of stuff over a lifetime and at some point – perhaps due to death, divorce, debt, or downsizing – we need to get rid of it. An estate sale is one way to dispose of possessions … Read More

10 Ways the Elderly Can Avoid Financial Abuse

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Increased dependency due to illness, disability or cognitive impairments can make seniors susceptible to financial abuse. Nest eggs accumulated over decades also often make seniors attractive targets for predators, whether the predator is an offshore bogus sweepstakes or a care … Read More

How to Vote While in a Nursing Home

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Although voting is the hallmark of a democracy, it isn’t easy if you are in a long-term care facility. Nursing home and other long-term care facility residents face several challenges to voting, from registering to vote to actually casting a ballot. … Read More

How to Protect an IRA From Heirs’ Creditors

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When a person declares bankruptcy, an individual retirement account (IRA) is one of the assets that is beyond the reach of creditors, but what about an IRA that has been inherited?  Resolving a conflict between lower courts, the U.S. Supreme … Read More

What Is the Difference Between a 401(k) and an IRA?

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The terms 401(k) and individual retirement account (IRA) are bandied about quite a bit when discussing retirement planning, but what are the actual differences between the two? The main distinction is that a 401(k) — named for the section of … Read More

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