Court Approves Class for Lawsuit About Medicare Observation Status

Last month, in the case of Alexander v. Price, 3:11-CV-1703 (MPS), the US District Court in … [Read more...]

Use Your Smartphone to Document Your Advance Directives

Earlier this summer, I published a post (probably not for the first time!) about the importance of … [Read more...]

A New Kind of Employment Discrimination?

More and more employees are finding that they need to take time away from their jobs to care for … [Read more...]

Help for Financial Caregivers

A couple of weeks ago,  my post described some holiday gifts and services that can help relieve … [Read more...]

Facebook Makes Changes to Allow Your Page to Live On

One of the current "hot topics" in estate planning is how to deal with someone's digital assets.  … [Read more...]

Prepare Your Heirs to Resolve Your Reverse Mortgage

If the holder of a reverse mortgage does not have a living spouse when she dies, her heirs will have … [Read more...]

Estate Planning Tax Updates for 2014

The most recent News Blast from the Probate and Trust Section of the State Bar of Arizona includes … [Read more...]

May is Older Americans Month

By a Proclamation signed on April 30 and reprinted below, President Obama declared that May is Older … [Read more...]

Don’t let the Courtroom be your first option.

A couple of weeks ago,  I expressed my concern about the hospital being some health care providers' … [Read more...]

Medicare Removes the “Improvement Standard”

My Life Care Planning Law Firms' Association colleague Jerry Rothkoff, of the Rothkoff Law Group in … [Read more...]

New Senior Living Options Make Sense in Arizona

The "New Old Age," which is one of my favorite blogs, includes a recent post about a new idea for … [Read more...]

Social Security Q & A

Sandra R. Perez, Public Affairs Specialist for the Social Security Admiistration, has passed along … [Read more...]

Medicare Premiums and Deductibles For 2012:Medicare Part D, Advantage Plans and Income Related Adjustment

According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Public Affairs, 2012 … [Read more...]

Medicare Premiums and Deductibles For 2012: Medicare Part B

As 2011 is drawing to an end, it is necessary to be prepared for the changes to come in Medicare in … [Read more...]