California’s End Of Life Option Law – 2017 Update

Update On End of Life Report From California’s Department of Public Health End of Life Option Act According to California’s Department of Public Health, over one hundred people died under California’s newly enacted End of Life Option Act which went into effect on June 9, 2016. Under this law, a mentally competent adult is eligible to Read more…

Can You Die From A Broken Heart?

Yes. It’s Called Broken Heart Syndrome It has been said, that sharp are the arrows of a broken heart, yet few of us could imagine such a wound could actually kill us. But it can. The clinical name for this is called, “Takotsubo Syndrome.” It’s also known as Broken Heart Syndrome. Takotsubo Syndrome – The Shape Of Read more…

When Senior Citizens Loan Money To Others – Free Legal Forms

Don’t Lend Money Without A Written Loan Agreement  When Being Asked For A Loan Most senior citizens live on social security and have little to no savings. As the cost of living continues to increase, it becomes more difficult for seniors to live on a fixed income. Children are not always able to financially assist Read more…

Bedsores – Pressure Sores – Decubitus Ulcers – Elder Abuse

Bedsores Bedsores, also called pressure sores or decubitus ulcers, develop on areas of the body where the skin overlaps bony areas such as the lower spine and tailbone. The causal mechanism is when body pressure is asserted upon the skin and the underlying derma is pressed against the bone. (Photo Shows A Stage Four Bedsore) Read more…

Elder Law Investment Advisors – Check Their Credentials Before Investing…

Fight Back Against Financial Elder Abuse.If You Or A Loved One Has Been Approached By An “Elder Investment Advisor” Check Their Histrory and Licensing Status Before You Invest… Financial Elder Abuse is a national epidemic. There are those consultants who claim to specialize in the financial needs of the elderly and who sell high risk or fictitious investment products. According to the American Bar Association, one-in-ten Americans Read more…

If I Reside In Another Country Can I Still Collect My Social Security Benefits?

  Yes, if you are a U.S. citizen, you can live abroad without affecting your right to collect your Social Security benefits. If you are not a U.S. citizen and you later return to live in the United States, you must provide evidence of your non-citizen status from the other country in order to receive benefits Read more…

If I Commit A Crime Can I Still Get My Social Security Benefits?

Arrest Warrants If you have an outstanding felony arrest warrant for fleeing custody you will not be eligible to receive Social Security retirement benefits for any month in which there was an outstanding arrest warrant. Felony Convictions If you are convicted of a felony and you are receiving Social Security benefits, you will not be Read more…

Circumstances That Affect Your Right To Social Security Retirement Benefits

  According to the Social Security Administration (SSA) the following events may affect your right to collect all or part of your Social Security benefits: The first circumstance is getting married or divorced. Either one changes the economic circumstances of your living situation and therefor your benefits. If you receive your spouse’s benefits, your benefits Read more…