The Best Gift for the Graduate

  The Best Gift for the Graduate It’s a very exciting time in the graduates’ life with new experiences coming their way.  The one gift every graduate should receive is a consultation with an attorney for estate planning. Your first reaction is probably thinking I’m nuts for recommending estate planning because the graduate in your…

You want ME to sit in the Waiting Room?

You want ME to sit in the Waiting Room?   It never ceases to amaze me how many clients show up with a friend, relative, or neighbor to meet with me to discuss their legal documents.  We are often meeting about where the client wants their money to go upon their death.  Who they want…

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.…