If you or someone you know is covered by Medicare Part B, including those enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan, we have some important information to share with you. Medicare is currently covering up to eight over-the-counter COVID-19 tests per calendar month, at no cost to you, until the COVID-19 public health emergency ends.
Our second “Senior Spotlight” this month showcases Frank Rothwell, a 70- year-old grandfather who rowed 3,000 miles solo and unassisted across the Atlantic, raising more than £700,000 for dementia research.
May is National Elder Law Month. Elder Law attorneys educate and advise seniors and their families about various legal issues every day, and in return, Elder Law attorneys often have the pleasure of hearing many wonderful stories from their clients.
Beginning May 1, 2022, new applicants over the age of 18 for Personal Care or Consumer-Directed Personal Assistance Program (CDPAP) services must undergo nurse assessments conducted by the New York Independent Assessor (NYIA). The State has contracted with Maximus...
On April 8, 2022, the New York State Legislature and Governor Hochul reached an agreement on the New York State budget which expands Medicaid benefits for those older than 65 and those who have disabilities. Here are some key changes on Medicaid eligibility as we know...
Navigating the community Medicaid program while you or a loved one is in need of care can be a scary and stressful time. It takes quite a bit of work to put a Medicaid application together, but unfortunately a notice of approval for Medicaid does not mean that...
Spring is a time for welcoming warmer weather, shaking off the cobwebs and cleaning up all those things that you ignored during the doldrums of winter.
Come attend one or more of our upcoming classes this spring….
Medicaid has slightly increased the regional rates throughout the state. For applicants in Nassau and Suffolk counties, the rate has increased to $14,012; for New York City, it is now $13,415.
There are new estate and gift tax exclusion amounts for persons dying or making gifts in 2022.
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