The Scammers Are Winning. How a New Client Benefit from The Farr Law Firm Can Help You Turn the Tables!

Q. I’ve been reading your newsletter for a while now and I’m always very impressed with all of your articles, including the many informative articles about the latest scams that seem to keep being targeted at the older population, … [Read more...]

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Beware of “Forgotten Assets” When Applying for Medicaid. And Beware of Bankers Trying to be Helpful.

We received two similar questions this week and will address them both.Q1. My aunt opened a savings account at her local bank for her son (my cousin) in the late 1980’s when my cousin was in college. When she opened the … [Read more...]

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Should You Ever Prepay a Hospital Bill?

A week before she was due to have knee replacement surgery, Jennifer got a call from the surgeon’s office. She was told that she had not met her annual deductible, so she would owe $700 up-front. Jennifer paid because she thought … [Read more...]

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A Screening Tool Exists that Accurately Predicts End-of-Life

Q. I read somewhere that there is a screening tool that was developed to more accurately predict someone’s risk of dying based on different factors. Do you know more about this or other screening tools that are out there and how … [Read more...]

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Misinformation about Medicaid in Popular Media and Journalists Getting Legal Information from Non-Lawyers

Medicaid turns 59 in July 2024! In the summer of 1965, President Johnson addressed a joint session of Congress asking that we honor a basic commitment to our seniors. He asked that the later years of their lives not be filled with … [Read more...]

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Critter Corner: Happy Birthday Medicare! 

Dear Kiwi and Mango, I understand that July 30 marks the 59th birthday of Medicare. I will be 65 early next year. What should I do and what resources can I count on for more information before I sign up? Thanks for your … [Read more...]

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Prescribing Art: Can Art Be Used to Treat Conditions Affecting Seniors?

Two years ago, I wrote a three-part series that shared the wisdom of Katya De Luisa, a dementia educator and author of “Journey through the Infinite Mind–the Science and Spirituality of Dementia.” Besides being a dementia … [Read more...]

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Are You a Super-Ager?

Are you someone in your 80s or older whose memory recall seems to be as good or even better than people decades younger than you? If you are, you're in a relatively rare category of people known as “super-agers” — people who can … [Read more...]

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Say Goodbye to the Burdens of Timeshare Ownership

Q. I recently read in your article “Top Ten Things Your Children Want You to Leave Them and the Top Ten Things They Don’t Want” that the number one thing not to leave to a child or grandchild is a timeshare. You refer to a … [Read more...]

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Critter Corner: Leaving a Legacy for Your Children and Grandchildren

Dear Raider,I read Mr. Farr’s article about things to leave and not to leave your children and grandchildren this past Tuesday. Nothing was mentioned about leaving a legacy. I remember Legacy Stories used to be a service that … [Read more...]

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