Lockdown Basics on Physical Fitness and Health at Home

Available for Interviews: Dr. Michael Evangel

Dr. Michael S. Evangel, Chiropractic Physician, is the owner of the Chiropractic Wellness Center in Ramsey, NJ. For over 30 years, his mission is to provide state of the art, high-quality care to people of all ages.

 

What Dr. Mike Evangel could say on this:

      • If you are working from home, get up 5 minutes every hour and exercise! This will increase your productivity, improve your circulation and reduce “cabin fever.”
      • Some exercises that you can do without equipment include pushups, planks, ab exercises. wall half squats, squat thrusts and Burpee exercises. You can also make up your own exercises using your imagination and various household articles. 

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3 Reasons Why You Should Have a Living Trust

Available for Interviews:  Martha Jo Patterson

Martha Jo Patterson is a Certified Elder Law Attorney and is passionate about helping the elderly, disabled, as well as families who have special challenges both in taking care of their loved ones and managing legal matters.

 

What Martha Jo Patterson can say in an interview about
Protecting Your Assets in Your Golden Years:

Here’s an answer you need to know: “Why are Living Trusts called “Living Trusts”? This is a really good question especially since Living Trusts focus on planning for what happens to your estate when you die, avoiding probate and taxes.

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Aging Americans: Protecting Your “Pot of Gold” In These Uncertain Times

Available for Interviews:  Martha Jo Patterson

Martha Jo Patterson is a Certified Elder Law Attorney and is passionate about helping the elderly, disabled, as well as families who have special challenges both in taking care of their loved ones and managing legal matters.

 

What Martha Jo Patterson can say in an interview about
Protecting Your Assets in Your Golden Years:

If you are turning 65 soon, you need to protect your assets from the financial impacts of the high cost of health care.

  • We are living in uncertain times. Your twilight years need not be.
  • A new health care bill has been proposed. This bill will replace the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). I have read the proposed bill and many opinions about it.
  • If passed as is (which almost never happens) it will have a very negative financial impact upon the aging population.

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When Will it Be Safe to Visit My Mom in a Nursing Home Again?

Available for Interviews:  Martha Jo Patterson

Martha Jo Patterson is a Certified Elder Law Attorney and is passionate about helping the elderly, disabled, as well as families who have special challenges both in taking care of their loved ones and managing legal matters.

 

What Martha Jo Patterson can say in an interview about
being able to visit a loved one in a nursing home facility:
With COVID-19 dominating almost all walks of life, an answer to this question is a difficult one for obvious reasons.
  • The balancing act of protecting your vulnerable elderly parent from a virus, which has hit Nursing Homes hard and making sure that their residents have their need for visitors met is not easy.

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What You Need to Know (When Placing a Loved One in a Facility)

Available for Interviews:  Martha Jo Patterson

Martha Jo Patterson is a Certified Elder Law Attorney and is passionate about helping the elderly, disabled, as well as families who have special challenges both in taking care of their loved ones and managing legal matters.

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elder care and the need to place a loved one in a facilty:

1.  Medicaid and Veteran’s Benefits may be available to help pay for a facility.

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COVID Nursing Home Lawsuits: How Do We Protect Our Most Vulnerable Citizens

Available for Interviews: Glenn Matecun.

Glenn R. Metecun, CELA, is certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. Catching the early warning signs of dementia is crucial in helping to get the care your loved one needs.

Here, our estate planning attorney can discuss ways to address your estate planning needs remotely.

Talking Points from Glenn Matecun
on COVID Nursing Home Lawsuits:

Negligence, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death . . .
The next wave of legal action as the nation’s aging die

    • Thousands of our most vulnerable citizens have died from the COVID-19 virus in nursing homes
    • Now, nursing homes are pushing for lawsuit immunity

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Top Phone Scams (That Often Trick Seniors)

Available for Interviews: Glenn Matecun.

Glenn R. Metecun, CELA, is certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. Catching the early warning signs of dementia is crucial in helping to get the care your loved one needs.

Talking Points from Glenn Matecun
Senior Scams:

 

Scams targeting the elderly are nothing new, but the holiday season brings out the scammers in force. Con artists know that seniors are vulnerable and sometimes more charitable with Christmas around the corner, and sometimes are more vulnerable because of memory/dementia issues. Here are the major scams to avoid and some red flags to look for to avoid scams before money is lost:

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7 Legal Tips for Family Caregivers

Available for Interviews: Glenn Matecun.

Glenn R. Metecun, CELA, is certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. Sometimes special occasions like Thanksgiving offer great opportunities to have heart-to-heart conversations with the people we care about. Here are some talking points on how one can engage in a thoughtful and crucial conversation with his or her elderly parents on estate planning:

Talking Points from Glenn Matecun
On Legal Caregiver Tips
:

Many times family caregivers are so busy taking care of their every-day duties, they ignore pressing legal issues that need to be handled. Here are the top 7 legal issues:

  • Understand Your Legal Authority. Capacity is not all or nothing, but generally capacity declines over time. If your loved one has capacity, they may be making financial and medical decisions on their own. If not, they you must understand what legal authority you have to handle financial and medical matters for your loved one.

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Beyond Wills: Other Crucial Things to Consider in Estate Planning

Available for Interviews: Glenn Matecun.

It’s More than Just Wills …

Available: Glenn R. Metecun, CELA, is certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. Interview Glenn to learn more about estate planning for our vulnerable seniors.

Talking Points on Other Crucial
Things to Consider in Estate Planning:

Have a Financial Power of Attorney. A Will alone is not enough, because a Will only deals with things after you are gone. You should also have a Financial Power of Attorney, Medical Directives to allow someone to carry out your medical wishes if you are incapacitated, and a HIPAA Authorization to allow your loved ones to talk to doctors, nurses and other medical professionals about your health needs.

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