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            A recent story that made the news and spread quickly via the Internet reminds us of the importance of having a support system in place because you just never know when you might need it.             In this case it came from a very unlikely source.  A Domino’s Pizza shop

Each year, many of the programs that, as elder law attorneys, we deal with daily, such as VA Aid and Attendance and Medicaid, are adjusted for inflation through a cost of living adjustment. In the past month the Social Security Administration announced that Social Security recipients will receive a 1.7% increase

A power of attorney is such an important document, often central to guiding our aging clients and their families through the maze of laws, benefits and issues they face as our population continues to age and lifespans are increased by advances in medical science.  However, this document must be carefully

The New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services recently released a new option for patients to communicate their goals and wishes for treatment in end of life situations.  POLST stands for Practitioner Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment.  New Jersey is one of many states that has put POLST in place. The