A dubious legal theory is circulating on social media, and in recently filed lawsuits, that people are protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) from being forced to wear face [...]
Trusts are important vehicles in special needs planning. What happens, though, when the primary beneficiary of a special needs trust dies and there are assets left in the trust? How are taxes [...]
Shopping online has become a literal lifeline during the COVID-19 pandemic for many at-risk individuals, but for millions of people on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) [...]
The coronavirus pandemic has spread like wildfire though long-term care facilities. In response, many states have moved to shield nursing homes from lawsuits related to the care they are [...]
Seniors and Adults with Special Needs Who Are Claimed as Dependents Will Not Get Coronavirus Relief Payment
Not everyone will get the relief payment the federal government is sending to help Americans through the economic hard times triggered by the coronavirus pandemic. Among those left out [...]
Not everyone will get the relief payment the federal government is sending to help Americans through the economic disruption triggered by the coronavirus pandemic. Among those left out are [...]
Some Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities Are Snatching Residents’ Pandemic Relief Checks, FTC Warns
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning residents of long-term care facilities and their families that some facilities may unlawfully require residents who are on Medicaid to sign over [...]
Retirement account owners, many of whose retirement balances have been pummeled by a stock market drop due to the coronavirus pandemic, do not have to take mandatory withdrawals this year.
The closure of Social Security offices has caused problems and worries for recently unemployed seniors who need to apply for Medicare after losing their employer coverage. In response, the [...]
If you are already receiving Social Security, are you also eligible for full unemployment benefits? Until recently, the answer was not necessarily.