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Elder Law

What should you do if Medicaid denies you?

If you are trying to plan for the future, you may be considering Medicaid. This health insurance program can do wonders for people who need financial help, and in some cases, it is easy to enroll. But what if you find a denial letter in your mailbox or the program...

What is undue influence?

As loved ones age, it is important to ensure they get the attention and care they deserve, especially as they go through the process of managing, reviewing and updating their estate plan and all associated documents. Unfortunately, as a loved one ages, other people...

Adults may require guardians for financial or health matters

Court-appointed or chosen guardians may assist adults with physical or mental disabilities. Their assistance may include making financial or personal decisions. As noted on the Florida Courts' website, the court may establish legal guardianship when an individual...

Does Florida Medicaid cover aid for elderly individuals?

The National Council on Aging reports that approximately 92% of elderly individuals suffer from at least one chronic illness, with 77% having at least two. According to the Administration for Community Living, 19% of older people aged 65 and up admitted to an...

What are the signs of elder abuse?

As people age and enter their senior years, they may become vulnerable to different types of abuse; however, one type that is seldom reported is financial manipulation. According to the American Association of Retired Persons, fewer than 2% of these types of abuse...