Medicare Open Enrollment

It's that time of year again. How do Life Care Planning Law Firms work to make Medicare Open Enrollment easier for their clients?

People 65 and older have an annual ritual: Medicare Open Enrollment. It’s the time each year when Medicare plan enrollees can reevaluate their coverage and make changes if they wish to do so. Medicare Open Enrollment begins on October 15 and ends on December 7, with changes to coverage effective on January 1 the following year.

Know Your Rights

Nursing home residents enjoy protections under the law. The  involvement of a Life Care Planning Law Firm often helps increase the odds that your loved one will get quality care.

Fall Prevention

A fall often marks the beginning of an older adult's long-term care journey. How can falls be prevented? How are Life Care Planning Law Firms uniquely positioned to help minimize the collateral damage?

When an older adult falls, the episode often represents a devastating turning point in the person’s life. That’s why The National Council on Aging sponsors Falls Prevention Awareness Day on the first day of fall each year. The event raises awareness about the importance of preventing fall-related injuries among older adults.

Stalemate: Disagreements about Care

When you and your siblings can't agree on a loved one's care, what happens? Learn how one Life Care Planning Law Firm helps feuding families reach consensus.

When Your Elderly Loved One’s Identity is Stolen

It’s the news no caregiver ever wants to get. How can you minimize the damage when an elderly loved one’s identity has been stolen? How are Life Care Planning Law Firms uniquely positioned to help?

Identity theft is no joke. That’s why it’s so important to understand identity theft and to know what to do if it happens to an elderly loved one.

Journey into Life Care Planning: Kevin Pillion

How does a Sarasota lawyer with a public accounting background end up practicing this unique specialty of elder law? Kevin Pillion describes the road that led him to Life Care Planning.

The practice of “Happy Law” may sound like an oxymoron, but not for Kevin Pillion, the founder of the Life Planning Law Firm in Sarasota, Florida. Kevin’s casual demeanor, down to earth attitude, and sensitivity to unspoken needs aren’t what most people expect from a lawyer.

Giving Up the Car Keys

What do you do when your elderly parent needs to hand over the car keys--but won't? An elder care coordinator shares tips for handling these challenging conversations.

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