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What is the Medicaid Waiver Program?

What happens when a Senior is in need of assistance but not quite ready for a nursing home? In Florida, Medicaid has a program designed for that situation for eligible Read More

What is an Elder Law Attorney? Here's a video to help

What is an Elder Law Attorney? The Sarasota Professional Group organization had the opportunity to find out. Attorney Joseph Lehn spoke to the group about how he became an Attorney Read More

Medicare Advantage Plans Not So Advantageous

A new study has found that people enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan were more likely to enter a lower-quality nursing home than were people in traditional Medicare. The study Read More

States Looking to Eliminate Retroactive Medicaid Benefits

Arizona and Florida are the latest states to request a waiver from the requirement that states provide three months of retroactive Medicaid coverage to eligible Medicaid recipients. Medicaid law allows a Medicaid Read More

Nursing Home - Myth VS. Reality

Considering whether a loved one may need to be moved to a nursing home may cause much anxiety. Are you making the right decision? We know we cannot take care Read More

Medicaid Programs and You - What you need to know

Your elderly parents are in need of a nursing home. The average cost for a nursing home in Florida is $8,346.00. Unless your parents have insurance which will cover this Read More

Tips for Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

News reports of nursing homes neglect or abuse are disconcerting. How can you avoid this fate for your loved ones?  What should you look for when choosing an assisted living Read More

Medicaid Specialist or Elder Law Attorney?

It can be overwhelming when someone you care about needs long term care. There is so much material and information online about long term care. The internet can make everything Read More

Baker Act Yes or No

IS BAKER ACT THE RIGHT CHOICE? When you have a loved one that may be a danger to themselves or others time is of the essence. The Florida Mental Health Act Read More

Three Reasons Why Giving Your House to Your Children Isn't the Best Way to Protect It From Medicaid

  You may be afraid of losing your home if you have to enter a nursing home and apply for Medicaid. While this fear is well-founded, transferring the home to your Read More

The DNR and The Living Will

There was a new story regarding a nursing home facility in the area where 3 employees violated protocol by not administering CPR to an 85-year-old resident. The resident allegedly did Read More

Nursing Home Neglect

Many children and loved ones are hundreds of miles away and do not see their loved one very often.Well, that happened to one of my clients. Entrusting the care of your Read More

Keeping Mom and Dad Safe During a Storm

Nursing Home and Assisted Living Criteria The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills has drawn lots of bad press and rightfully so. Many of people are asking themselves the question, how safe Read More

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