Florida Elder Law & Estate Planning Blog

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…

David Cassidy
David Cassidy, 1970s teen hearthrob, suffering from dementia
February 27, 2017

Fans knew something was wrong when he could not remember the lyrics to songs he’d sung for decades. But for David Cassidy, it was a long-held fear come to fruition. The 1970s teen heartthrob who gained fame on the Partridge…

Veterans Choice Program
Veterans Choice Program falls short of the mark
May 30, 2016

Our veterans have not always gotten what they deserve from our nation. With Memorial Day here, it’s time to recommit ourselves to doing a better job. The Veterans Aid and Attendance program provides disabled and elderly veterans financial help to…

WASP Veterans
WASP veterans win another war
May 14, 2016

The Women Airforce Service Pilots helped the United States win World War II. More than half a century later, they have won another battle. As we reported in February, the WASPs flew many non-combat missions, freeing up male pilots for…

Our WASP’s are veterans, too!
Our WASP’s are veterans, too!
February 24, 2016

One of our firm’s longstanding clients proudly served as a WASP – a member of the Women Service Airforce Pilot corps¬† – during World War II. She and more than a thousand other women flew and tested military aircraft, towed…

Karp Law Firm Tells Veterans and Widows About V.A. Benefits at Palm Beach  Alzheimer’s Conference
Karp Law Firm Tells Veterans and Widows About V.A. Benefits at Palm Beach Alzheimer’s Conference
May 28, 2012

This Memorial Day week, Florida Certified Elder Lawyer Joseph Karp will explain how elderly and disabled veterans may qualify for veterans benefits for long-term care, home health care, and assisted living expenses at the 2012 Alzheimer’s Educational Conference in West…

Beware of “Veterans Annuities”
September 17, 2011

There’s never a shortage of “financial advisors” willing to fleece seniors. That’s heinous enough. More outrageous still is when veterans and their surviving spouses are the targets. Our veterans protected us, and now they need our protection.¬† And since the…

When The Diagnosis is Alzheimer’s: Legal Steps to Take
June 16, 2010

Karp Law Firm attorneys and staff attended the Alzheimer’s Educational Conference June 3-4 in Palm Beach. We talked with many caregivers, policymakers and professionals. The Palm Beach County Convention Center was filled to capacity for the event — which gives…