New Florida Medicaid Policy Effective in April

New Florida Medicaid Policy Effective in April   A big Thank You to four Florida plaintiffs and their legal team (Attorney Nancy Wright, Disability Rights Florida, and Southern Legal Counsel) for negotiating a Settlement Agreement benefiting enrollees in the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) of Florida’s Long Term Care (LTC) Managed Care Program.  The…

How I Found The Right Caregiver

How Do You Find the Right Caregiver? We obviously get calls every day at EasyLiving for home care, primarily from family members asking for help with their family members.  As you can imagine, each call is different, each family has their own unique needs and circumstances.  Similar to most other times in life, needing a…

Yikes! Who Did I List As Beneficiary?

Yikes! Who did I list as Beneficiary? Often when an Elder Law attorney meets with a client it includes discussing how the client may want their bank accounts, brokerage accounts, and other assets distributed at death. Many clients are surprised to hear beneficiary designations trump what they have listed in their Last Will and Testament.…

Legal Documents for Travel

Legal Documents for Travel Plan Ahead We planned a trip to Vietnam over one year ago and are now on our way.  While we are very excited, there also is a lot of curiosity about what we will experience when we arrive.  Never having flown on such a long flight, I’m hoping that sleep comes…

I WANT MY CHILDREN TO BE EQUAL

I WANT MY CHILDREN TO BE EQUAL Clients often state when deciding who to name as their Agent under the Durable Power of Attorney that they would like their children to each be able to act.  While that is a nice idea, it is often difficult, if not impossible to determine how your children will…