Florida Elder Law & Estate Planning Blog


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Sons Remember Fathers Taken By Alzheimer’s
September 24, 2020

With our attention focused on COVID 19, we remain mindful that another plague continues to stalk us. Alzheimer’s Disease currently afflicts over 5 million Americans age 65 and up.  Many of our clients and their families are among them, and…

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Florida Nursing Homes Still Locked Down: When Can You Visit Your Loved One Again?
August 17, 2020

Our Florida elder law attorneys advise many families who have a loved one residing in a long-term care nursing facility. While the coronavirus pandemic has been disruptive and burdensome for everyone, it has created additional, brutal realities for these families….

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Renown Dementia Expert Coming To Florida
Renown Dementia Expert Coming To Florida
March 9, 2020

Dementia care expert Teepa Snow is making several presentations in our area this month. An occupational therapist with over 40 years of experience, Ms. Snow helps families and professionals understand how it feels to live with a neurodegenerative disorder. Her…

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Finding Love When Your Spouse Has Alzheimer’s Disease
Finding Love When Your Spouse Has Alzheimer’s Disease
March 17, 2019

A wonderful and poignant segment from CBS “This Morning” about a topic that’s rarely discussed publicly. Listen to the stories of people who while caring diligently for spouses affected by Alzheimer’s, have found companionship with others.  They talk about the…

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CHRONIC Act expands coverage for Medicare Advantage enrollees with chronic illnesses
July 24, 2018

Beginning in 2020, people enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans who have chronic illnesses will be covered for certain supplies and services not previously covered. Examples include bathroom grab bars and wheelchair ramps; and services such as home meal delivery, at-home…

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Buz Adlrin
Houston, We Have A Problem
July 3, 2018

Houston, we have a problem! Nearly 50 years after becoming the second man to walk on the moon, Buzz Aldrin is undertaking a more earthly mission: fighting guardianship proceedings  to stay in control of his own affairs. In May, two of…

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Hear Kim Campbell talk about her Alzheimer’s journey, June 12 in West Palm Beach
Hear Kim Campbell talk about her Alzheimer’s journey, June 12 in West Palm Beach
June 4, 2018

Our law firm is co-sponsoring this wonderful event!                                      

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Visit Elderly
What Can You Do If You’re Denied Visitation With An Incapacitated Loved One?
May 7, 2018

Recent news is replete with stories about spouses, guardians and caregivers accused of turning away family members who want to visit an incapacitated loved one. These stories have made headlines because they involve celebrities. Among them were disc jockey Casey…

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Singer Glen Campbell’s estate plan cuts out three of his children
December 5, 2017

When country music legend Glen Campbell was living, his family feuded over control of his money. Now that he’s gone, they are likely to continue feuding over it – just on a new front.  Considering the singer had eight children…

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Bill Gates Digs Deeper Into Alzheimer’s Disease
November 17, 2017

Bill Gates has taken on a new mission: defeating Alzheimer’s Disease. And he’s approaching it with the same out-of-the-box thinking that led him to create Microsoft. He recently contributed $50 million of his own money (not his foundation’s) to the…

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