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Essential Book For “Aging Specialists”1

Several year ago I drew up, for the Life Planning Network, a list of books that professionals should read to help them advise clients who prudently decide to plan for their 60s, 70s, or 80s.  This week -- while preparing for my elder law class at Suffolk Law School on the 18th [...]

By |2018-09-18T15:34:47+00:00September 18th, 2018|Estate Planning, Long Term Care Planning|0 Comments

Jimmo v. Sebelius

JUST BECAUSE “EVERYONE” SAYS THAT MEDICARE PAYMENTS FOR REHABILITATION STOP WHEN THE PATIENT’S CONDITION “PLATEAUS” DOESN’T MAKE THAT TRUE. Many of our clients begin post-hospitalization therapies in nursing homes or rehabilitation centers thankful that Medicare will pay for their expensive care (which often costs more than $500/day).  Weeks, sometimes days afterwards, however, [...]

By |2018-09-18T15:35:06+00:00September 12th, 2018|Elder Law, Long Term Care Planning, Medicare and Medicaid|0 Comments

“I made it to the Supreme Judicial Court!”

Daley & Nadeau, SJC 170125 The public doesn’t realize that only a small percentage of attorneys regularly appear in court.  Still fewer ever appear before their state supreme courts.  For a good part of my career I did appear quite regularly in courts, but only irregularly in the Appellate Court of Massachusetts, [...]

By |2018-09-18T15:35:25+00:00September 4th, 2018|Elder Law, Long Term Care Planning|0 Comments

Chocolate More Effective Than Medications For Calming Alzheimer’s Patients

A client, “Liz,” is scouting facilities that might serve as a home for her mother who, in the past year, moved out of her home for health reasons and, after hospitalization, began to act inappropriately in a rehabilitation facility.  Her agitation and anti-social behavior at home turned to confusion, anger, and severe [...]

By |2018-09-18T15:35:50+00:00August 27th, 2018|In Home Care, Long Term Care Planning|1 Comment