Do You Have College Age Children? A Health Care Proxy is a Must

Imagine this scenario:  you are the parent of a college student. Your telephone rings one evening and on the other end is your child’s roommate telling you that your child was just rushed to the emergency room. You call the hospital for information and identify yourself as the parent.  The hospital advises you that because your … Continue reading Do You Have College Age Children? A Health Care Proxy is a Must

The Trump Administration: Impact on New York’s Older Adults – Medicaid Home Care Benefits

The New York landscape for older adults may greatly change under a Trump administration.  We will continuously examine the various policies as proposed during the campaign and as they unfold in his presidency and provide our insights to you.   It is common knowledge that there is a 5-year look-back period for all applications for … Continue reading The Trump Administration: Impact on New York’s Older Adults – Medicaid Home Care Benefits

The Trump Administration: Impact on New York’s Older Adults – Medicaid Benefits

The Trump Administration: Impact on New York’s Older Adults The New York landscape for older adults may greatly change under a Trump administration. We will examine the various policies as proposed during the campaign and as they unfold in his presidency. Medicaid Benefits Currently, the Federal government and the States share joint responsibility for administering and … Continue reading The Trump Administration: Impact on New York’s Older Adults – Medicaid Benefits

Holiday Family Gatherings: A Time to Assess

Holiday family gatherings are not just good for catching-up; they are an opportunity to assess your aging loved one's status and needs. Certain clues can reveal a decline in mental or physical abilities. Below are some red flags to watch out for: Mom, None of Your Clothes Fit: Changes in physical appearance can often be … Continue reading Holiday Family Gatherings: A Time to Assess