Can I Obtain Conservatorship For My Mother? Q & A

OBTAINING A CONSERVATORSHIP YOUR PARENT   My mother is 78 years old and she has recently been diagnosed with early-stage Alzheimer’s. Both her neurologist and geriatric care physicians informed us that she still knows what she is doing and can make meaningful decisions on her own behalf. I have two brothers that believe our mother should 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…

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…

How Much Can I Earn Before It Affects My Social Security Benefits? Q & A

How Earnings Affect Retirement Benefits Will The Amount I Earn Affect My Social Security Benefits? You are permitted to collect Social Security retirement benefits while you are employed. Your earnings, in and after the month you reach your full retirement age, will not affect your Social Security benefits. However, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will Read more…

Elder Resources – Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, Elder Care, Senior Life Insurance Plans

List Of Elder Resources   Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Hospice, Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Caretakers, Senior Life Insurance, Elder Housing, and Elder Advocates. Families USA  Organization provides information on affordable health and long-term care and includes a directory of related sites that cover Medicaid and managed care. Also offers a wide range of materials to helpful elder Read more…

Proving Elder Abuse In Sexual Assault Cases

Elder Abuse – Sexual Assault Separate and distinct from civil penalties for sexual elder abuse, most, if not all states, make it a separate crime to commit a sexual assault and battery on an elder which is usually defined as any person over 60 years of age. According to a CNN study published on February 17, 2017 Read more…

Veterans – Funerals

VETRANS FUNERALS Veterans have earned the right to be buried in a national cemetery and have a grave marker and flag. Those who have been dishonorably discharged or convicted of subversive activity are ineligible. Spouses and dependent children of eligible veterans are also entitled to burial in a national cemetery. Depending upon the circumstances of Read more…