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Medicaid & VA Benefits to Help Pay for Long Term Care Seminar

June 26, 2012 in News

Come out to the Marks Street Senior Center on June 28th at 6:00 pm to hear Heather C. Kirson, Esq. and Patti Fuller, Esq., B.C.S. speak on topics such as Medicaid Planning, VA benefits and Estate Planning. If you or someone you know is having to face the issue of how to pay for long-term care, this could be the perfect opportunity to learn how you can get help to pay for it! This is a free event and is open to the public. Please call (407) 422-3017 for more information.

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Be Cautious of Generic Health Care Proxy Forms

June 26, 2012 in News

Read this informative article provided by Elder Law Answers on Health Care Proxy Forms to make sure you know what you’re really signing!

Hospitals often give patients a health care proxy form to sign on being admitted. While signing a generic health care proxy form is better than not signing one at all, these documents vary in the amount of care that has gone into their drafting, and having one that is specifically tailored to your needs can be important.

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What is Required of an Executor?

June 19, 2012 in News

Before agreeing to be someone’s executor, read this detailed article from ElderLawAnswers to know what you’re taking on as a responsibility.

Being the executor of an estate is not a task to take lightly. An executor is the person responsible for managing the administration of a deceased individual’s estate. Although the time and effort involved will vary with the size of the estate, even if you are the executor of a small estate you will have important duties that must be performed correctly or you may be liable to the estate or the beneficiaries.

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The Difference Between Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

June 18, 2012 in News

Have you ever wondered about the difference in Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia? This helpful article provided by Elder Law Answers explains it all! 

Many people use the terms Alzheimer’s disease and dementia interchangeably, but they have very different meanings. Although dementia is a group of symptoms that include memory loss, the term itself doesn’t explain what is causing the symptoms.

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Medicaid & VA Benefits to Help Pay for Long Term Care Planning Seminar

June 11, 2012 in News

Come out to the Winter Park Community Center on June 14th at 4:00 pm to hear Heather C. Kirson, Esq. and Patti Fuller, Esq., B.C.S. speak on topics such as Medicaid Planning, VA benefits and Estate Planning. If you or someone you know is having to face the issue of how to pay for long-term care, this could be the perfect opportunity to learn how you can get help to pay for it! This is a free event and is open to the public. Please call (407) 422-3017 for more information.

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The Message of the Pending Asset Transfer Changes: Don’t Delay Planning

June 4, 2012 in News

This informative article by Elder Law Answers explains the importance of early planning to ensure asset protection for your loved ones!

When families gather together for the holidays, it’s an ideal time to sit down and discuss important issues like long-term care planning. This holiday season such discussions are taking on a special urgency because of the profound changes to the Medicaid rules that are looming.

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Average Cost of Nursing Home Room Tops $70,000 a Year

June 1, 2012 in News

As we all know, nursing homes and in-home health care are expensive! This astounding article provided by Elder Law Answers shows just how much it will cost you or a loved one for long term care. At the Elder Law Center of Kirson & Fuller we can help ease your mind, and your wallets, by providing Asset Protection and Medicaid Planning.

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Legal Issues Facing Seniors Today!

May 16, 2012 in News

Did you know that May is Elder Law Month? Attorneys from the Elder Law Committee of the Orange County Bar Association will present answers to the questions they are most frequently asked concerning long-term care: -Does Medicare Cover Long Term Care? -What if I’m a Veteran? -Do I need a Power of Attorney? -What long-term care benefits are availible? -Will I lose my home if I go into a nursing facility? These FREE seminars are offered as a public service at the following locations: 5/22/12     12:00 pm     Roper YMCA 100 Windermere Rd, Winter Garden, FL 34787 5/24/12     6:00 pm     Winter Park Community Center 721 W. New England Ave., Winter Park, FL 32789 5/30/12     6:00 pm     Crosby Wellness Center YMCA 2005 Mizell Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32792 5/31/12     4:00 pm     Marks Street Senior Center 99 E. Marks Street, Orlando, FL 32803 No reservations are necessary but seating is limited. Hope to see you there!

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