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‘Everyday Law For Seniors’: A Guide For The Tough Questions

Posted on 04/11/2012 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthWith age may come wisdom, but that won’t necessarily help you with tough legal questions like, “What’s the asset limit for Medicaid reimbursement of nursing home costs?” and “Should I petition for guardianship of an incapacitated older relative?” “Navigating the law as an older adult, or on behalf of one, is a daunting enterprise. Not only are the regulations, requirements and exceptions multitudinous and confusing, but many of them regularly change,” wrote Paula Span in her New Old Age column …

The Problem of Age Discrimination

Posted on 03/18/2010 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

WorkLaurie McCann, a senior attorney with AARP Foundation Litigation recently sat down with Newsweek to discuss the issue of age discrimination in the work place, and the implications it is having on the already struggling older job seekers in America during the recession. You may recall the 2009 Supreme Court decision (Gross v. FBL Financial Services) that made it more difficult for age discrimination in the workplace to be proven – in essence, victims of age discrimination face a much …