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...]

The Cost of Medicare

Those of you who particiapte in Medicare have probably heard that the monthly premium for Part B … [Read more...]

New White House Hotline for Veterans

The Veterans Administration has announced that the White House VA Hotline is now staffed with live … [Read more...]

Estate and Gift Tax Exemptions for 2018

Whether there will still be an estate tax in 2018, and what is will look like, is  much in the news … [Read more...]

Veterans May Be at Higher Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

A group called Veterans Against Alzheimers recently released a report indicating that Post-Traumatic … [Read more...]

Social Security Announces Cost-of-Living Increases for 2018

The Social Security Administration has announced that SSI, SSDI and Social Security Retirement … [Read more...]

When Can you Expect Your VA Benefits?

The Veterans Benefits Administration recently sent a reminder about when recipients can expect to … [Read more...]