May is National Elder Law Month – What Does That Mean?

It began in 1963, when President John F. Kennedy met with the National Council of Senior Citizens and designated May as “Senior Citizens Month” to honor Americans age 65 and older with a Presidential Proclamation. Since then, May has also been designated Elder Law Month by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), a […]

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Newsday’s Special Needs Planning Article

I was pleased to be included in a recent article in Newsday about Special Needs families and how they can use Special Needs Trusts to plan for the time when their adult children are grown and their parents have passed away. A few points to expand upon: The law in the area of Special Needs and Elder […]

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Retirement in Special Needs Families

The financial planning challenges for parents of special needs children are myriad and complex—and retirement planning presents one of the toughest challenges. The big challenge for many Special Needs Families is balancing the financial needs of retirement with the long-term needs of a child with a disability. Those latter needs typically will outlive the parents. […]

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