Your teenager worked hard throughout high school to get good grades so that applications could be made to the colleges of his or her choice. Now that the application process and the agonizing over selecting which college to attend are over, your soon-to-be college...
When we are young, our parents have the role of taking care of us and giving us direction and advice. As young adults, if we are lucky, we can enjoy a one-on-one adult relationship with our parents.
We are delighted to report that the entire Makofsky Law Group, P.C. team is back in the office, safe and sound. Of course, we continue to observe COVID-19 safety measures, but we are just overjoyed to have the entire team back together in the flesh!
Dealing with the loss of a loved one is difficult, but often family or close friends are faced with the challenge of figuring out how to gain access to the deceased’s assets, paying his or her bills and “wrapping up” the estate. But how does one go about obtaining legal authority to handle these matters?
When an individual lacks the ability to care for him or herself and lacks the ability to make independent decisions, a Court may appoint a guardian for that individual. Often the guardian appointed is a family member, but the Court may appoint an independent third party.
The month of May is National Older Americans Month. In celebration, we thought we would share a portion of a column recently written for the New York Times by Jane E. Brody.
In 1965, Congress passed the Older Americans Act in response to a concern over a lack of social services for seniors. The Act required each state to create and administer a Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.
Many people mistakenly believe they are not eligible for Medicaid services in the home because their income is over the Medicaid income limit which is currently $904 per month. This is just not true!
A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia is a jarring experience, but unfortunately, approximately one in three seniors suffers from some type of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently announced that it will start offering financial assistance to help cover funeral costs for individuals who died as a result of COVID-19.
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