This Year, Make Sure You Have an Estate Plan!

This Year, Make Sure You Have an Estate Plan!

Make this new year’s resolution to meet with your friendly elder law attorney, to make sure your estate plan is in order. This pandemic is not done with us yet, unfortunately. Of course, we hope you don’t get sick, but if you do become so ill that you can’t...
Workforce Needs Can Be Alleviated by Older American Workers

Workforce Needs Can Be Alleviated by Older American Workers

As of April 2020, the unemployment rate for Americans age 55 and older has risen to 13.6% even though many of them want to work. COVID-19 restrictions and associated layoffs account for some unemployment increases, but so does the lack of employment opportunities...
Selecting and Appointing Your Legal Representatives

Selecting and Appointing Your Legal Representatives

One lesson we have learned from the Coronavirus pandemic is how uncertain life can be. Too many aging Americans found themselves with a life-threatening COVID-19 illness in 2020 without legal documents naming trusted loved ones to make decisions for their well-being...
Nursing Homes and the AARP COVID-19 Dashboard

Nursing Homes and the AARP COVID-19 Dashboard

In nursing homes, COVID-19 has continued to blight residents and staff, resulting in haphazard data collection and inaccurate data pinpointing areas of concern. The most recent Kaiser Family Foundation data analysis indicates that federal policymakers are slow in...