HUD Makes Reverse Mortgages a Little Less Attractive

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The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced changes to the federal reverse mortgage program. Citing the need to put the program on better financial footing, HUD will raise reverse mortgage fees for some borrowers and lower the amount … Read More

Guardianship, Mental Incapacity and the Right to Vote

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All U.S. citizens have a federally guaranteed right to vote, but those under guardianship (or conservatorship) may not have that right. Although things are slowly changing, some states still deny citizens the right to vote if they have been declared … Read More

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

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

Feeling Squeezed in the Middle of a Generational Sandwich? How to Take Care of Yourself as You Take Care of Others!

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Raising your kids, working, trying to take care of yourself, and now caring for an aging parent? That makes you part of the Sandwich Generation. You are not alone—almost half of America’s 40- and 50-year olds are in the same … Read More

Don’t Let Health Care Providers Use the Improvement Standard to Deny Medicare Coverage

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Have you or a loved one been denied Medicare-covered services because you’re “not improving”? Many health care providers are still not aware that Medicare is required to cover skilled nursing and home care even if a patient is not showing … Read More

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