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Elder penalized for wages paid to family caregiver, due to insufficient evidence

When a person applies for Medicaid to pay for home care or nursing home care, a penalty will be imposed if assets were given away during the preceding five year “look-back” period. There are numerous regulations in federal and state … Continue reading

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New York Nurse Charged with Elder Abuse

The Attorney General for the State of New York charged 57-year-old Jerry Clarke, a Rochester Nurse, with abusing a nursing home resident. Clarke, who worked at Creekview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, has been charged with a felony count of endangering … Continue reading

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ABA Estate Planning, Probate and Trust and Elder Law Joint Committee Meeting Friday, Estate Planning and Elder Law Joint Committee Meetings Friday August 3

ABA Estate Planning, Probate and Trust and Elder Law Joint Committee Meeting Friday, Estate Planning and Elder Law Joint Committee Meetings Friday August 3, at 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm round table discussion Free to attendees at the ABA Annual Meeting Chicago    Ideas to be discussed:-BUILDING … Continue reading

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Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation, Part Three: What Can You Do?

This is the third article in a three-part series discussing Elder Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation. In Part One, we discussed the definitions for elder abuse and the prevalence of it in our society. In Part Two, we discussed what to … Continue reading

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Elder Abuse Act claim against airline fails in federal district court

Balukjian v. Virgin America, Inc. (N.D. Cal. Mar. 9, 2018).  The passenger/plaintiff was traveling on a red-eye flight from San Francisco to Boston with her 93 year-old father, who had a portable oxygen concentrator with him.  During the flight, the … Continue reading

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