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Elder Law Newsletter - January Legal Update

01.06.2017

Chambliss Elder Law Newsletter is a bi-monthly e-newsletter of legal developments and other trends of vital interest to seniors and their advocates. This newsletter is brought to you by Leah McElmoyl and other members of the Elder Law Practice Group of Chambliss Law Firm.

Chambliss Law Firm Monthly Editorial

Three Reasons Why You Should Review Your Elder Law and Estate
by Peter Harrison, Elder Law Attorney
 
The end of a year is a time for reflection. We've thought about events of the past year and what's been going on in our lives and the lives of our friends and family members. Some got married. Some divorced. Some welcomed a new child or grandchild, while others celebrated graduation! Others of us had a major medical incident or a death in the family and are now facing some big questions. Each of those events, along with the simple passage of time, is a reason for you, your friend, or your family member to create or review your elder law/estate plan. If you've been putting this task off, let me give you three more reasons why you and your family members want to scratch "appointment with elder law/estate planning attorney" off your to-do list. [Click to read the three reasons and the full article.]

Are You Considering Remarrying in Your Senior Years?

Finding love later in life may be unexpected and exciting. Here are some things to consider. Read more ->

Repealing Obamacare Will Have Consequences for Medicare

One of President-elect Donald Trump's campaign promises was to repeal the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, which would have implications for everyone covered by the insurance, but it could also adversely affect Medicare beneficiaries.  Read more ->

For Better or for Worse, States (Including Tennessee) Are Turning to Managed Care for Medicaid Long-Term Care

More and more states are switching to a managed care model when dealing with Medicaid long-term care patients, a change that has resulted in a loss of services in some cases.  Read more ->