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By Rose Mary Zapor, Esq. Lakewood Legal Center 303-866-0990 Long Term Care refers to a wide-range of medical, personal and social services for individuals who are unable to provide for their own needs for an extended period of time. This need for care from others may be caused by age, accident, illness, dementia, stroke, depression …
February 27, 2018 | by the National Care Planning Council The issue of becoming disabled during working years is often ignored. But the probability is very high that someone will become disabled and may even not be able to work because of it. According to the Social Security website on disability there is a 33% …
As Congress turns from health care reform to Tax reform, you need to know what is currently on the table and how it will affect you. Here is a short list of the proposals by the Treasury Secretary and the National Economic Council Director. Overview of the Administration’s Proposed Tax Plan from 20,000 Feet Below …
Environmentally-friendly burials are gaining in popularity and becoming a viable option without interfering with traditions. There are so many little, almost imperceptible steps society has taken to lessen our impact on the earth. Recycling has become the norm, hybrid cars aren’t the joke they once were, and eating organic and locally produced foods is something …
Earlier this year, Donald Trump ordered the Department of Labor to reconsider the Obama administration’s retirement savings protections due to begin taking effect in April, with an eye toward revising or completely eliminating them. This protective ruling is based on two core ideas. First, if you are an individual investing for retirement, your best interests …
This week, the Congress is preparing to Repeal the Affordable Care Act and, perhaps, replace it with another plan. The Kaiser Family Foundation has provided comparisons of the most prominent plans to date in terms of coverage, costs, pre-existing conditions. and other factors. You can see these comparisons of Rep. Paul Ryan, Sen. Rand Paul, …
http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/316416-gop-chairman-to-introduce-bill-to-insure-people-with-pre-existing There are many bills that are in the process of introduction in the House of Representatives to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Many of us are anxious about the future of the program and how it will affect our Seniors and the disabled community. Many of the bills …
By Clinical Law Professor Kate Mewhinney Provided to you by Rose Mary Zapor, Esq. Lakewood Legal Center New laws in most states provide an easy way to prevent impaired elders from being financially exploited. The impaired elder’s credit cannot be increased and new credit lines cannot be opened. This type of “credit freeze” can be …
Repealing The Affordable Care Act Could Be More Complicated Than It Looks Kaiser Health News has reported that keeping Americans healthy is going to be harder than just a catch phrase like Repeal and Replace. First, repeal of the law would take 60 votes in the Senate, whereas Democrats now hold 48 of those seats …
September 22, 2016 | by The NCPC A key deficiency in the process of planning for long term care occurs when seniors fail to provide for the orderly distribution of assets after death or fail to let their family know what to do when the senior can no longer handle his or her own affairs. …
New research shows that an early detection of Alzheimer’s may be available through tests of our senses, especially eyes and smell. While this may seem strange, it is actually logical. The senses of sight and smell are directly connected to the brain. Unlike our sense of touch that is routed through our spinal column, the …
Improvement Standard Update: CMS Revises Medicare Policy to Ensure Coverage for Skilled Maintenance Care December 9, 2013 – The Center for Medicare Advocacy is pleased to announce that the Medicare Policy Manuals have been revised pursuant to the Jimmo vs. Sebelius Settlement. The Manual revisions, which clarify that improvement is not required to obtain Medicare …
New CMS Proposed Homebound Policy Would Leave Medicare Beneficiaries Without Coverage Medicare only covers home health care if, among other requirements, the beneficiary is homebound. As of November 19, 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will require new criteria for purposes of meeting the homebound requirement . These new requirements will leave …
Senior citizens find ways to enter the workforce again through innovative jobs program By Tasha CunninghamSpecial to the Miami Herald CW Griffin / Miamin Herald Staff Gail Willingham, works with Jessica Bras on advanced math as she tutors children at Miami Beach Senior High School through a program called AVID. As the U.S. economy continues …
Scott A. Makuakane, Esq., CFPHawaii State Coordinator, ElderCareMatters.com Many Veterans believe that they have to have suffered an in-service disability to qualify for monetary benefits from the Veterans Administration. This is a common misconception. Depending on their health status, their income, and their assets, many senior Veterans and their dependent or surviving spouses can qualify …
Many Veterans believe that they have to have suffered an in-service disability to qualify for monetary benefits from the Veterans Administration. This is a common misconception. Depending on their health status, their income, and their assets, many senior Veterans and their dependent...
Rose Mary Zapor has released her newly published guide to Medicaid in Colorado. Medicaid Myths and Mistakes is a booklet designed for the public to understand the ins and outs of applying for Medicaid. There are so many stories out there about what will and will not work in protecting the assets of their family …
Medicare covers services (like lab tests, surgeries, and doctor visits) and supplies (like wheelchairs and walkers) considered medically necessary to treat a disease or condition. If you’re in a Medicare Advantage Plan or other Medicare plan, you may have different rules, but your plan must give you at least the same coverage as Original Medicare. …

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