When Keith Bronnitt, a Scarsdale resident, travelled to England to visit his parents, he’d take the train from Gatwick Airport to his parents’ town, where his father would be waiting … Read More
My mother, Jean Lane Taylor, was so many things to me: best friend, confidante, and cheerleader. After my dad’s death, our household consisted of just the two of us. Of … Read More
In our previous article, Understanding a Health Care Proxy*, we followed Richard, an 81-year-old widower, who had named his daughter Beth as his Health Care Agent in his health care … Read More
To understand the deep connection between 89-year-old Anna Sagatalian and her daughter Betty, one has to go back to when Anna was a child, born of immigrant Armenians, some of … Read More
The quality Judy Friedlaender most admires in her mother is her ability to stay positive. “For as long as I can remember, she has been able to see the good … Read More
The search for a caregiver, whether hiring through an agency or privately, can be an intimidating process. You are sharing personal information with people new to your life and opening … Read More
With the cost of long term care in a skilled nursing center in Westchester running upwards of $400 a day and as much as $150,000 a year, most people cannot … Read More
It’s hard to watch one’s parents or loved ones get older. It’s not an overnight process, of course. You observe, subtle changes and may dismiss them almost simultaneously. Denial, perhaps? … Read More
Medicaid is complicated.
The following case study should help you sort through the maze to better understand Medicaid eligibility and how you might proceed.
Mary S. is 86 years old … Read More
Often, clients will inquire about obtaining a guardianship for a parent (or other family member) that they feel may need some oversight. This is usually prompted by what the children … Read More
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