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Elder Law at OLLI

Jan is teaching a two part course on Elder Law at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Auburn University (OLLI at Auburn).  See page 11 of the OLLI Spring 2016 catalog for the course description.   94 more words


Medicaid Processing Delays Hurt Applicants and Nursing Homes

Kansas Public Radio reports that Kansas nursing homes are being financially hamstrung by six- to eight-month delays in Medicaid approvals. If they accept residents who have not been approved for Medicaid, they may be stuck caring for them for months without being paid. 692 more words

Elder Law

Incentives to Purchase Long-term Care Insurance

Long-term care insurance was originally designed to protect purchasers from the catastrophic expense associated with long-term care in a nursing home. However, over time the public has clearly voiced a preference for home care over care in an institution. 371 more words

Long-term Care Planning

Do you see the real person, or just what you want to see?

This is a preview of this month’s legal corner article which will be published on January 27, 2016.

“Uniqueness is what makes you the most beautiful.”  915 more words

Estate Planning

My Community, My Home: Pass the Disability Integration Act of 2015

Sen. Charles Schumer has introduced Senate Bill 2427, the Disability Integration Act of 2015.  If enacted, this bill would be like the Civil Rights Act for people threatened with placement in a nursing home. 598 more words

Elder Law

Should You Complete The Medicaid Application Yourself?

Simply stated, the answer is “No”, “No”, and “No”.  There are no instructions to explain how to fill-out the Medicaid Application.  Consequently, this results in many hidden traps that could have been avoided.   149 more words