Thank you Team RLG – Love 4 Lois!! Thank you to all that donated and/or walked with us! To those who couldn’t join us you were missed. We had 32 walkers on our team (plus my pup, Oakley), raised $5,161.00 to date, and we are currently the 32nd team out of 977 Philly teams. So far the Philly […]

The Rothkoff Law Group is expanding their Care Coordination team in South Jersey. The ideal candidate will have a passion for geriatric care, be well organized, self motivating along with willing and able to travel daily to clients in local local counties. This role will be mostly ‘in the field’ however you will have a […]

On October 25, 2018 over 270 long-term care professionals gathered at the Sheraton Bucks County Hotel in Langhorne, PA for a full day of learning and networking at the inaugural Rothkoff Law Group Pennsylvania Elder Care Symposium entitled, “Elder Care: What Will the Future Bring?” The day starting with an esteemed panel of experts on […]

Telemedicine offers many opportunities to better monitor care in the future.  A new proposal by the Trump administration would authorize Medicare for the first time to embrace telemedicine across the country by paying doctors $14 for a five-minute “check-in” phone call with their patients.  However, the proposal has many critics.  Many physicians say the proposed […]

This December marks my 14th anniversary as part of the Rothkoff Law Group team.  When I started with the firm my sons were in 2nd grade and kindergarten and today they are a junior and freshman in college.  Over the years I have valued the work that we do for the elder care community and […]

My family and I attended a reception last week for an art exhibition in Center City Philadelphia that was truly inspirational.  The exhibit featured works created by participants in ARTZ Philadelphia’s programs (https://www.artzphilly.org/), that are held in long-term care communities or during events at ARTZ Philadelphia’s partner museums, care communities and memory centers.  The artists […]

Modeled after a program that encourages low readmission rates to hospitals, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will introduce a new financial incentive program effective October 1, 2018 for skilled nursing facilities. CMS will withhold 2% of a facility’s Medicare reimbursement until they have shown that they can keep down the number of […]

Each time my family returns home from vacation, my wife typically says, “I love my home.”  That may be partly due to a little too much family bonding among our seven immediate family members during our week vacation.  However, my wife is like most people who love their home and would like to remain in […]

For the fourth time this year the Social Security Administration (SSA) is warning seniors about fraudulent Social Security and Medicare communications targeting their benefits and their wallets.  Jim Borland, acting deputy commissioner for communications at the SSA said in a recent blog post titled Don’t Be Misled by False Medicare or Social Security Ads that […]

An analysis from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College is the first study to document how often older adult children care for an aging parent.  The study found that 10 percent of adults ages 60 to 69 whose parents are alive serve as caregivers, as do 12 percent of adults age 70 and […]

Medicare has started mailing new Medicare cards to all beneficiaries in New Jersey.  The new cards wills contain: New number called MEDICARE BENEFICIARY IDENTIFIER (MBI) 11 characters, mix of letters and numbers Random number  – not associated with SSA number, or how collecting benefits IMPORTANT REMINDERS: New cards are FREE. Beware of scams asking for […]