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Cona Elder Law Legal Alert – Penalty Period for Veterans Benefits

** Legal Alert **Senate Proposal to ImposePenalty Periods for Veterans BenefitsSenator Ron Wyden (D-Or.) introduced legislation in the United States Senate calling for the imposition of a look-back period and penalty periods — like those imposed for Medicaid eligibility — in connection with applications for Veteran’s pension benefits, including Aid and Attendance benefits.The Aid and […]

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Choosing Your Health Care Agent

Name the best person to direct your medical care if you are unable to do so yourself. When you make a durable power of attorney for health care, the most important decision you will face is deciding who your health care agent should be. (In your state, this person may also be called a health care […]

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Final Arrangements FAQ

Planning some of the details of your burial or cremation — and your memorial services — can be a great relief to your survivors.  What’s Below: Why should I leave written instructions about my final ceremonies and the disposition of my body? Why not leave instructions for my final ceremonies and the disposition of my body in […]

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Cona Elder Law Legal Alert – NY Passes Budget Bill: Good for Seniors

​New York State Passes Budget Bill:Good News for Seniors Governor Andrew Cuomo, again this year, was successful in getting the state budget bill passed on time by the April 1st deadline.  The budget contains good news for seniors:  the expanded estate recovery law has been repealed. Last April, the New York State Legislature passed a law which […]

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Cona Elder Law Launches Elder Law Web Hotline

Ask Questions & Get Free Legal Advice onProtecting Assets, Long Term Health Care and Morefrom Cona Elder Law Elder Law Attorneys Your 82 year old mom is getting frail and will probably go into a nursing home soon.  Protecting her monetary assets and home as well as such issues as which sibling will make medical and […]

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