Family Care Management During the COVID-19 Crisis

Managing a loved one’s care during these unprecedented times might call for non-traditional forms of … [Read more...]

Medicare Patients Can Now Appeal “Observation Status”

Last week, Justice in Aging and the Center for Medicare Advocacy successfully won a ruling from a … [Read more...]

Video Resources for Dementia Caregiving

Much as we look forward to the holiday season, the presence of a loved one with dementia can be very … [Read more...]

Blue Water Benefits May Be Delayed

Just about a year ago, I posted that it appeared that Blue Water Navy Veterans of the Vietnam War … [Read more...]

Additional Benefits for Purple Heart Recipients

Veterans who earned Purple Hearts for injuries received in the line of duty are eligible for … [Read more...]

Many Caregivers Ignore Their Own Health

A survey conducted by the AP - NORC Center for Public Affairs documented what many of us already … [Read more...]

Vietnam Blue Water Veterans May Soon Receive Their Benefits

Almost 90,000 veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange and other toxic chemicals on their ships off … [Read more...]

The Right to Appeal Your Observation Status

I have written before about the consequences of a hospital keeping a patient in "observation status" … [Read more...]

Will Medicare Cover You on Vacation?

Now that we are into the summer travel season,  it's important to remember that, for the most part, … [Read more...]

Several Foundations Funding Research to Increase Understanding of Long Term Services and Supports

Readers of ths Blog are probably aware that Medicare does not cover most of the long term care that … [Read more...]

Be on the Lookout for Your New Medicare Card

The Social Security Administration has already started sending new Medicare Cards to all recipients … [Read more...]

Veterans Care Financial Protection Act Sent to the President

In a rare show of bipartisan support, the Veterans Care Financial Protection Act has been sent to … [Read more...]

Who Can Support our Unsupported Seniors?

At this time of year, when families are coming together for Easter or Passover, seniors who do not … [Read more...]

Organizing a Life

Readers of this blog know that my mother was an inspiration for my elder law practice, and the … [Read more...]