Estate and Elder Law

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Will Seniors Lose Long Term Care Coverage? How Will They be Cared For?
Posted on 17 May 2011 by Deirdre R. Wheatley-Liss

Elderlawanswers reports this week that congressional proposals to change Medicaid funding target cutting services to seniors. The report takes the position that block funding of Medicaid will underfund Medicaid to the states. The states will then have... Read More

Are Americans Overtreated to Death by the Medical Establishment?
Posted on 1 Jul 2010 by Deirdre R. Wheatley-Liss

A truly valuable article from the AP today " Americans are treated, and overtreated, to death ". The article stares down a hard question - When do we stop focusing on a cure and start caring about how we die? The statistics are disturbing... Read More

Tax Deductions for Florida Resident Assisted Living Costs
Posted on 6 Jul 2011 by Marc J. Soss

The number of individuals and family member who live in an assisted living facility continues to rise every year. Medical expenses, including some long-term care expenses, are deductible if the expenses are more than 7.5 percent of your adjusted gross... Read More