Month: November 2017

November 27, 2017 robert slutsky

Would you like a few tips about Nursing Home Admission Agreements? Common Concerns with Agreements: Concern: Some nursing home admission agreements assume that certain injuries are inevitable.  They limit the care for the resident and force the resident to hire private duty caregivers. Response: Federal law requires the nursing home to provide the care necessary…

November 18, 2017 robert slutsky

Is a Roth IRA right for you? A Roth IRA is a different type of IRA and it may work for you.  In its basic form an IRA (Individual Retirement Account) is an account that you can contribute funds free of federal income taxes.  You can contribute up to $5,500 per person (or $6,500 per…

November 6, 2017 robert slutsky

Most of us are aware of the approaching holiday season, particularly Thanksgiving. At least the person in your gang who is in charge of the menu details is pondering this. Now a couple stories may play out in some families during this time. For those of us who have to marshal this culinary three-ring circus,…

November 1, 2017 robert slutsky

Is There a Large Scale Problem with Court Appointed Guardians? In my opinion, the answer to the question of “is there a large scale problem with court appointed guardians” is “no.”  In the 20+ years I’ve been working in elder law and in almost that much time representing a busy Older Adult Protective Services unit,…

November 1, 2017 robert slutsky

Colleen Consolo from Consolo & Harbison Law Firm Joins Slutsky Elder Law as a Guest Contributor   Getting a Divorce? Going through a Divorce can be difficult at any stage in life.  Each stage of life has its own pitfalls and issues that are unique in the divorce process.  When approaching or at retirement age there…