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The Massachusetts Supreme Court recently limited Medicaid estate recovery claims to three years as discussed in the following video:

Certified Elder Law Attorney, Amos Goodall, published an article in the Centre Daily Times on Protecting Yourself from a Guardian. It includes several practical steps you can take in advance to prevent fiduciary abuse.

The following resources appeared in a post by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sent at 04/26/2021 12:00 PM ED. We are re-posting them for your convenience. Misadventures in Money Managament (MiMM): MiMM is a virtual learning experience that fills a critical gap in financial education topics for all servicemembers. The training uses the style of […]

The Kaiser Family Foundation published a fact sheet indicating that Medicaid spending is concentrated on the elderly and individuals with special needs. “Seniors and people with disabilities make up 1 in 4 beneficiaries but account for almost two-thirds of Medicaid spending, reflecting high per enrollee costs for both acute and long-term care.” “Medicaid is low-cost […]

In April, 2021, Justice in Aging, the Western Center on Law & Poverty, the National Academy of Elder law Attorneys (NAELA), the National Health Law Program, and the California Association for Nursing Home Reform submitted an issue brief to Congress calling for an end to Medicaid Estate Recovery. A NAELA Press Release dated April 16, […]

This video originally aired on June 5, 2013. The description states that Elder abuse often goes unnoticed. The most common types of elder abuse include financial and physical abuse, in addition to negligence. Sadly, more often than not, family and friends perpetrate this abuse.

This is a five episode conference on shared decision-making, produced by the Stanford Geriatric Education Center in 2015.

In 2012, PBS interviewed Phil Galewitz of Kaiser Health News. At that time, he said Medicaid consumes 10% of the federal budget and about 25% of each State’s budget. In that regard, not much has changed. If a State wants to cut taxes, or expand other programs, the Medicaid program is an easy target for […]

The Veterans Health Administration has posted a video series called Gerofitexercise. This seven episode series features different low-impact exercises designed to keep you healthy and fit. We’ve posted one below so you can check it out.

The UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care Video series provides viewers with practical tools you can use in a variety of settings to create a safe, comfortable environment both for the person with dementia and the caregiver. To learn more about the UCLA Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care, visit See entire training series at

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